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Thursday 22nd of December 2016
Monday 19th of December 2016
A night time visit to Christmas at Kew Gardens has now become a firm fixture in the Christmas celebrations – we usually go as a group with both family members and friends. It seems to bring joy to e...read the rest
Saturday 1st of October 2016
I’ve been going to Winter Wonderland since it first started 10 years ago although I missed out the last two years.
My daughter had previously had her birthday outings there – complete with skat...read the rest
Friday 16th of September 2016
How do you decide on your next family holiday? Possibly glued to a laptop screen. Well here’s an interesting alternative that involves the kids.
Today I took a trip to Olympia (10 minutes’ walk...read the rest
With the launch of the new five pound note – featuring Winston Churchill – there’s a heightened interest in visiting the dark, underground rooms at The Churchill Cabinet War Rooms in Westminster...read the rest
Wednesday 24th of August 2016
Wednesday 27th of July 2016
Just 10 minutes’ walk from Queen’s Park tube station there is a wonderful park.
There are plenty of paths and a trim trail for those who want to keep fit in the green. There’s grass and trees...read the rest
Thursday 30th of June 2016
I think this museum and gardens wins the prize for offering so many different diversions for children – both inside and outside for fair weather and foul – and most of them are free.
THE MUSEUM...read the rest
Tuesday 29th of March 2016
If you’re fed up with the miserable weather and the fallout from the Brexit debacle, then grab yourself some kids and head on down to the cinema for guaranteed smiles.
The Secret Life of Pets, f...read the rest
Monday 15th of February 2016
It’s always tough to know how to keep the kids amused during the Easter holidays but The Museum of London never fails to have a variety of delights for young and old alike.
I popped in the other ...read the rest
Sunday 7th of February 2016
With several films on offer, it’s possible that your half term visits will include a trip to the cinema. And maybe your adventure will include the West End.
If it’s been a while since you last ...read the rest
Friday 18th of December 2015
If you and your kids enjoyed the night-time illuminated walks before Christmas at Syon House and Kew Gardens, then you’ll like the Magical Lantern Festival at Chiswick House and Park.
Getting the...read the rest
Sunday 18th of October 2015
“Live life adventurously” is how the new Go Ape tree top adventure at Battersea Park advertises itself. So if you are an outdoors type with action-oriented small people this could be the answer to...read the rest
Monday 27th of July 2015
With half term fast approaching, busy parents need lots of ideas – that don’t break the bank – to entertain the kids. So yesterday I took a 10 year old young man – amongst the hardest to impre...read the rest
Saturday 18th of July 2015
When the weather is grim during the summer holidays, parents flock to the cinema. So yesterday I went along to see the latest film from Disney Pixar – Inside Out. In essence, it is about the main em...read the rest
Monday 29th of June 2015
I spent a delightful hour surrounded by happy children and their parents and grandparents today. There’s really nothing better than listening to small children giggling.
Most parents will know th...read the rest
Monday 29th of June 2015
Is your child an aspiring doctor or dentist? Or are they planning on being a fire or police officer? Maybe they are inspired by fashion or excited by cars?
Kidzania at Westfield London gives them a...read the rest
Saturday 13th of June 2015
After the 15 minute walk from the bustle of Camden Town, me and my teen daughter were not impressed with the long queue that confronted us when we arrived at 610pm for our sunset safari at London Zoo ...read the rest
Saturday 2nd of May 2015
I’ve done a fair few tours of London – both with and without kids – so I’m always interested in a new angle. And this “theatrical” tour – with the amazing Professor Quantum chatting non-...read the rest
Thursday 26th of March 2015
I guided my 17 year old daughter through the hustle and bustle of the South Bank (a rather exciting “Streets of Spain” event was taking place, the Udder Belly theatre was doing a brisk trade and t...read the rest
Monday 16th of March 2015
Coram's Fields – in Bloomsbury between Holborn and King’s Cross - is a seven acre playground and park for children and young people living in or visiting London that is owned and managed by a char...read the rest
As kids’ films go this one was pretty good. Dreamworks has scored another (slow-burn) hit I think. The shrieks of laughter from the small people in the audience were matched by the chortles from the...read the rest