• New Silver Cross Reflex pram launch, at St Martins Lane Hotel

    January 29, 2014

    Eliza and I headed over to Covent Garden yesterday to the launch event for the brand new Silver Cross Reflex buggy, braving the rush hour commute. Here’s an initial review of the new pram, and first thoughts (you can also read my review of the iCandy Raspberry buggy). You can read all about it over…

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  • London Mondays: baby raves with Big Fish, Little Fish

    January 13, 2014

    My daughter absolutely loves to dance; her speciality mini moves at the moment seem to be the leg stomp and the full body shimmy. There’s something brilliant about the unselfconscious joy of toddlers dancing, isn’t there? After I wrote about our list of things to do in London for toddlers, I remembered Big Fish Little Fish,…

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  • Things to do in London, when you’re two

    January 6, 2014

    What are the best things to see and do in London with babies and young children? I wrote a post last year about the best things to see and do in London with babies, and had loads of great suggestions that we tried out. Now E’s coming up to two and running about all over…

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  • Grand designs; our new year, new house renovation project

    January 3, 2014

    When I was very young, my parents decided to design and build two of our childhood homes from scratch. For an IT consultant and part time PA it was a pretty adventurous move (this was way back in the 80’s, years and years before Kevin McCloud, Kirsty and Phil and Sarah Beeny had ever graced…

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  • A moving Christmas story

    December 24, 2013

    So we are all moved and all in, and although it was touch and go for a really long time, we actually managed it just before Christmas. The move itself went really smoothly, especially as we took everyone’s advice and hired packers (who were so efficient that they even packed a bag of recycling from…

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  • Flat out

    December 12, 2013

    We’ve been so caught up in the rollercoaster of the will it work out…will it fall through of our house move that we only dared to think about actually moving when we finally exchanged last week. Which means the last few days have been pretty hectic. We have a big moving ‘to do’ list, and a…

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  • A moving story

    December 4, 2013

    So the really big news that I can actually now talk about is that today we have finally, finally, finally exchanged on our flat. In just under two weeks time – on my birthday, no less  – we’ll be moving down the hill and up the road to an actual house. Still in London, but…

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