• How to travel by public transport in London, with a baby

    October 2, 2012

    What’s the best way of getting around public transport in London, with a baby and when you have children in a pram? Like a lot of people living in London, Alex and I don’t have a car. This means we’re at the mercy of the capital’s public transport system and south London train stations with…

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  • London 2012 Olympics: win VIP tickets to BT London Live

    August 9, 2012

    (Top, from left: beautiful wild flowers on the route to the park, the flame, the stadium. Bottom, from left: rain! Olympic baby, Jessica Ennis at the start of the hurdles). I’ve mentioned before about how excited I was about the Olympics, and I’ve not been disappointed. Like most people I’ve been watching nothing but sport for…

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  • Loft conversion tips - how to convert the loft in your family home and how we converted our london victorian terrace house

    How a loft conversion with VELUX transformed our family home

    April 25, 2019

    AD – this post is sponsored by VELUX. Are you thinking about a loft conversion? Here are some loft conversion tips, and how having our attic space extended transformed our family home. We are five years into our house renovation and one of the best things we’ve done is have our loft converted. It transformed…

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  • Tea with the Tiger at the Discover Children’s Story Centre

    March 4, 2019

    We were invited along to the preview of The Tiger Who Came to Tea and the adventures of Mog, the new exhibition at the Discover Children’s Story Centre in Stratford. Here’s what we thought: Have you heard the one about the Tiger who came to tea? He ate all the food in the cupboard, drank…

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  • Why I'm still talking about parenting - a relaunch of A Baby on Board

    Why I’m still talking about parenting (and a change of direction)

    February 27, 2019

    Seven and a half years ago now, I started this blog to talk about my pregnancy. Because, obviously I was the very first person to have a baby (and here’s my first ever post!). I wrote about childbirth, the confusion and joy of the early baby days and what happened next, and then later on,…

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  • One book a month: January

    January 31, 2019

    Here’s the first of my one book a month posts, about The Year of Living Danishly by Helen Russell…One of the things I decided to do this year was read more books. Last year I read three, which was an improvement on the year before’s one-and-a-half, which is shocking considering pre-children I used to read…

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  • Friday Five: Things to do in January

    January 11, 2019

    Hello! Here are five things to do in January… And my second regular Friday post, woo! (Let’s see how long this lasts for). This week we have been mainly getting back into things, things being work / nursery / school / after school clubs and so on, how about you? It’s that January no man’s…

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