• The best place to have a manicure in South London

    December 19, 2012

    Mums, how often do you take time out to do things for yourself? Pre-baby, you’re used to wallowing in that luxurious concept of free time, so it’s a shock when you don’t have five minutes to even consider doing something like straightening your hair, for days, when you have a tiny crying newborn. It’s a tired…

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  • London for babies: The Science Museum

    December 16, 2012

    The Science Museum London is one of our favourite museums for babies, toddlers and children in the city: The Science Museum London was one of the most popular suggestions I was given for my London List for Babies (I’m compiling the best things to see and do in London with little children). But, I have to…

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  • This weekend in South East London…

    December 1, 2012

    There are loads of exciting things going on in the south eastern neck of the London woods this weekend, including festive fairs, feasts and high-street launches. In Crystal Palace today it’s The Palace Christmas Fair which is from 10.30 – 4.30 at Christ Church. Tomorrow we’ll be going to the festive West Norwood Feast which sounds…

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  • London children’s music book raises money for charity

    November 29, 2012

    A new book featuring piano pieces composed by children for other children to play will be published at the end of this week. 28 Piano Pieces By Children For Children includes compositions from young Londoners, with each of them also performing editing tasks from note checking through to the cover design. Profits from the book,…

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  • Home Alone 2: Lost In…south east London?

    November 22, 2012

    Photos, from left: spotting a rare smile in the supermarket / my surprise bedfellow (I’m sleeping in her nursery – aka the old spare room – while my parents are here and found the Eliza duck in the sofa bed one night) / our final Tuesday NCT mum meet-up as everyone starts going back to…

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  • The best things to see and do in London with babies

    November 10, 2012

    What are the best things to do with babies and children in London? I was 23 when I moved here and the London to me of those years was all pubs, bars, clubs, shops, work, restaurants and night buses. Nearly ten years on, the city as I now know it is nestled in a baby…

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  • London art for babies: the Tate Modern

    October 24, 2012

    When it comes to London’s art galleries and museums, the Tate Modern is right up there with my favourites.  Last time we went I was 37 weeks pregnant – which seems about three lifetimes away now – so when Nick and I were planning to meet up on a Saturday, we thought it was a good…

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