Arts & Culture Round-up: Europe

Unless you’ve been marooned on an island, you’ll know that on 23 June, a small majority of British citizens voted to leave the EU. The decision shook the UK to its foundations, and has thrown up sharp divisions in the country. I’ve always felt lucky to be able to travel freely across Europe, and visit…

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Seven ways to keep your kids happy on a ferry crossing

A ferry crossing can be a good option for beating the stress of long journeys with kids. You can leave most of your luggage in the car and walk around; as long as you’re not hit by stormy weather or seasickness, a ferry can be more relaxing than a car or plane. But like anything…

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Arts & Culture Round-up: The retrospective edition

The past month has been full of nostalgia and retrospection. Perhaps it’s something to do with all the public figures we’ve lost recently. David Bowie, Alan Rickman, Terry Wogan, Victoria Wood, Ronnie Corbett, Paul Daniels, Prince….maybe you don’t feel a pang of loss at the mention of every single one of these names. But the…

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Arts & Culture Round-up: The days are dashing away

Haven’t the last couple of months flown by? I wasn’t able to post a round-up for March as I was ill with the flu, but World Book Day only seems five minutes ago. As ever, there were tons of posts about books, costumes and the love of literature, by the likes of Mummy’s Little Blog,…

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Arts & Culture Round-up: Sheltering from the storms

Did you know there are over 300 museums and art galleries in London? And did you know that Team Honk are calling for people to #passtheproud, and sign themselves up for a physical challenge to raise money for Sport Relief this March? Well, I put these two facts together and have decided to do a…

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Arts & Culture Round-up: Festive shows part 2

Welcome back, culture lovers. This is part two of the yuletide arts & culture round-up: festive shows. I put together a similar round-up for BritMums last year, and I’ve been astonished at how many more people are blogging about shows this Christmas. Perhaps our love of pantos is on the rise. Or maybe theatres are…

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