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Syon Park - 1/18 of the "Incredible Places You Won’t Believe Are Actually In London" series

I think it was about 6 months ago that i discovered THIS

almost immediately i decided to go and visit all of the places i hadn’t been to… so out came my trusty felted notepad and i started scribbling down the places that i missed out of the list…. 986 more words

Not So Secret London

No Screen Sunday - take 2

Following on from last Sunday’s howling success (or maybe just ‘howling’) we decided to do No Screen Sunday again yesterday.  Here’s nine tips from the day about what worked and what didn’t: 715 more words


Busy, Busy, Busy

Ooops, I’ve just realised how long it’s been since I posted anything! While this was never meant to be a daily diary type of blog, I had hoped to write fairly regularly. 258 more words


Everyone for what (s)he likes

We joined the National Trust this summer. I know, I know, it feels like a hideously middle-aged, middle-class thing to do. But we love the beaches and cliff tops of the Penwith peninsula in Cornwall so much that it seems worth the subscription fee just for their work in maintaing and preserving those, let alone the myriad of other great things they do. 616 more words


Alton Towers and the unforgettable forgotten gardens

I took the monkey to Alton Towers today for her first go on a roller coaster and to generally just go mad in CBeebies land – being 2 years old the only ‘grown up’ thing she could go on was The Runaway Train, 4 goes later and I can safely say she loved it. 148 more words