Cultured Kids #53

Happy New Year! And welcome back to the first edition of Cultured Kids in 2020, a new decade! May...

Amelie – The Musical, A Review

I was gifted tickets from Best of Theatre in exchange for an honest review In my book, any season...

Exploring London: Queen’s House Ice Rink, Greenwich

I've lived in London for almost two decades, and I don't think a festive season has gone by...
Spending Christmas in North Norfolk

Spending Christmas in North Norfolk

This post is written in collaboration We are lucky enough to have a cottage in Brancaster, on the North Norfolk coast, and we spend every Christmas here. For those who don't know the area, it's just stunning and winter breaks mean blowing the cobwebs out on beach...

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How the teenager makes extra pocket money

How the teenager makes extra pocket money

This post is written in collaboration  A fair few years ago, I wrote a post on how I thought best to give my daughter pocket money. Fast forward five years, and her need for cash has become even more evident, with lunches out with friends, shopping trips and visits to...

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5 train journeys from London

5 train journeys from London

With the Extinction Rebellion staging several protests within our city, Greta Thunberg hitting the headlines for all the right reasons and even our children participating in protest marches, it is hard to ignore climate change, and most importantly the change within...

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10 reasons to take your teens to Camp Bestival

10 reasons to take your teens to Camp Bestival

We are now quite seasoned in the world of festivals, having gone to Wychwood for three years in a row and Feastival last year. This year we were invited to much praised, Camp Bestival. In my mind, this festival had grown in popularity because of parents with young...

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Getting organised for the new school year

Getting organised for the new school year

I know January is all about the resolutions, but to be honest, September is more of a fresh start for me: The holidays give time to recharge and actually a little head space to think about what needs to be done in the upcoming term and keep the family ticking along! I...

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A morning alone in Covent Garden

A morning alone in Covent Garden

As much as I have enjoyed my children's company over the summer holidays, the moment September rears its head, I can't deny Im not looking forward to a few child-free hours! This year to celebrate my regained freedom, I decided to head to an area of London I love,...

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