• 51 things we love about living in Crystal Palace

    September 11, 2013

    Do you live in Crystal Palace, are thinking of living in Crystal Palace or are looking for things to do in Crystal Palace? The best things to do in Crystal Palace I wanted to write a list of our favourite things about living in Crystal Palace in south east London. OK, so it’s not all…

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  • London for toddlers: Crystal Palace Farm

    August 24, 2013

    Have you been to Crystal Palace Farm? Here’s why Crystal Palace Park Farm is great for toddlers and young children A trip to the farm – why it’s great for babies and toddlers Pre-baby, it’s fair to say that most things we did involved the pub in some way, or some kind of diversion en…

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  • 5 Of The Best Parks In South London

    August 15, 2013

    Here Are The Best Parks In South London and South East London Are you looking for the best parks in south London? Here are five of the best parks in south London that are perfect for walks and taking your children to. Park Life In South London There are SO many good parks in London.…

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  • Crystal Palace Overground Festival 2013

    June 30, 2013

    Forget Glastonbury; this weekend was the annual Crystal Palace Overground Festival (no Stones, slightly less mud and lots more Bugaboos). There had been good things going on all week, but Saturday was the big event in the park so we headed on over.

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  • Three things from the weekend

    April 8, 2013

    1) We paid our first visit to the Horniman Musuem in Forest Hill. A tweeting walrus, fluorescent fish, what more could you want? If you’ve not been already, go! We took the Overground from Crystal Palace and discovered the life-changingly amazing news that the lifts in the station are now working. If you’ve ever been to the…

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  • The Olympic torch relay: Crystal Palace

    July 26, 2012

    I realised I must be a proper mum when I got excited about taking five-month old Eliza along to see the Olympic Torch this week. It’s hardly like she’ll remember it, is it? But it seemed like a nice thing to do; plus it’s something to tell her about in years to come (hi, future…

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  • Crystal Palace Overground Festival 2012

    June 20, 2012

    Last weekend was the Crystal Palace Overground Festival, an annual event which takes place in Westow Park and various places around the CP Triangle. It’s been running for a couple of years now, but this was the first time we’ve not been away while it was on. It’s fair to say that Glastonbury 1998 put…

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