Over the Weekend

In order to beat the long queues, we headed into town early on Saturday.  Our destination was the Churchill War Rooms in Westminster (there'll be a full post on our visit later this month). Perhaps unsurprisingly, thanks to this film, they are now featuring highly on visitors' must-see lists.From there, and after stops for a … Continue reading Over the Weekend

This Weekend I …

... nearly ran out of steam in my role as Family's Entertainment Officer.  Neither Plans A or B for Saturday came to fruition thanks to a combination of wet weather, 'emergency' road works and long queues. Plan C was simply a walk around St. James's Park, lunch in a coffee shop and a new magazine.  It … Continue reading This Weekend I …

This Weekend I …

... The weekend was almost a complete washout.  We had heavy rain and some snow both days.  I cancelled our plans to go into town to see Lumiere London and quickly devised Plan B.Saturday's Plan B basically consisted of dodging the rain showers to have lunch in a coffee shop, purely because The Boy Child was beginning to show … Continue reading This Weekend I …

This Weekend I …

After last week's busy weekend, we opted for a slower pace.  We chose to ignore the overcast skies and headed out on Saturday for a day of fresh air along the Thames.Sunday saw us closer to home.We caught up with our dog-walker friends in the local park before heading home to tackle the clothing requirements for The … Continue reading This Weekend I …

This Weekend I …

Our weekend with friends began early.  The Boy Child and I went directly into town from school pick-up so that we could see the West End's Christmas lights before arriving at the station to meet our friends.Saturday saw us be a little like tourists in the West End - Trafalgar Square and Covent Garden. There may have been … Continue reading This Weekend I …

This Weekend I …

An early start on Saturday for Autism | Early Birds at the Science Museum, and an unobstructed view of the neighbouring Natural History Museum's ice rink and Christmas tree.There then followed pretty much a rerun of when we were last in town early for Dawnosaurs - hot chocolate and toast, Christmas windows, lunch and a … Continue reading This Weekend I …