Archive for the Days Out Category

Days Out – Merton Abbey Mills

After our visit to Morden Hall Park and introducing Master ATWWAH to the wonder of a water wheel (albeit one which didn’t work) we had a week of conversations about water wheels and why some worked and some didn’t.  You would think there was only so much […]

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Days Out – Morden Hall Park

One of my 2015 travel resolutions was to make the most of where we live and to visit places on our doorstep so on Sunday afternoon we pootled off to Morden Hall Park which is a short drive from where we live in London.  Master ATWWAH was […]

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Days Out – Royal Observatory, Greenwich

Before real life started over again after the Christmas holidays and Mr ATWWAH returned to work we ended the first January weekend with another afternoon out.  We’d really enjoyed The National Gallery so on the Sunday decided to head to Greenwich to another ‘museum’, the Royal Observatory. […]

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Days Out – The National Gallery

Despite living in London we don’t always take advantage of what is on our doorstep so during the Christmas holidays we decided to do a couple of trips into town.  I sometimes take both boys into town on my own which is usually fine but with one […]

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Days Out – LEGOLAND Windsor

In September we headed to LEGOLAND Windsor for the day.  Mr ATWWAH had taken a day off work (it was a Monday), the schools had gone back and we had free entry as I’d been working for Merlin Entertainments (who own and operate the theme park) before […]

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Days Out – The Tiger Who Came To Tea Live

There are certain classic stories you get to read again and again when you become a parent, most you can remember from your own childhood, I was really excited when I bought the compendium of Paddington stories for Master ATWWAH (ahem, for me!)  One classic which I’m […]

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Days Out – Emirates Air Line

There are many different ways to admire London’s skyline including the Eye and the recently opened Shard but one that has courted a lot of political controversy and has been cited as a ‘white elephant’ is in the Emirates Airline, a cable car crossing the Thames between […]

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Days Out – Monski Mouse Baby Disco Dance Hall

Over the last few years the South Bank in London has seen something of a change and no matter which day of the week you are there you will find something to do.  There are the big attractions like the London Eye, SEALIFE Aquarium and Dungeons as […]

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Days Out When School’s In

Is there anything better than a spontaneous day out at a theme park?  Yes, a spontaneous day out at a theme park when it’s school term time, the weather is glorious and the only people in there are pre-schoolers. On Monday Mr ATWWAH set off for work, a […]

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Day Out With Thomas

Master ATWWAH is far from unusual in having an interest in Thomas The Tank Engine and it seems Mr ATWWAH loves any opportunity to encourage it.  At Christmas Mr ATWWAH’s only task, apart from getting the tree, was ordering a Fisher Price Trackmaster Thomas railway set which […]

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