Arts & Culture Round-up: Museums, memories and more

This month’s round-up comes at an inbetween stage. It’s rainy old October. The weather’s often too grim to make the great outdoors seem inviting. But even though theatres and cinemas have begun to crank up their shows, there’s still not as much entertainment on offer as there is in the run-up to Christmas. So: what’s…

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Video: Marco Pierre White’s top Christmas turkey tips

Preparing the perfect roast turkey and Christmas dinner is a challenge even for avid cooks. To get answers, BritMums hung out with Marco Pierre White to quiz him about our most pressing issues. The hangout was sponsored by Lean on Turkey, where you can get tips and inspiration for cooking with fresh turkey, including recipes…

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Good Reads: Spooky science & mental patient costumes

You’re feeling it, aren’t you? The switch has been flipped from summer to winter and as the temperature of the British thermostat drops to meet winter standards there are a couple of blissful weeks where the leaves fall like post-wedding confetti bringing chaos to commuters on train lines and joy to dog walkers and small…

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BritMums Foodie Round-up: Afternoon Tea!

Behold the humble scone, the pinnacle of any decent English afternoon tea (but what goes first, the cream or the jam?). Having lost its appeal slightly over recent years, afternoon tea is back in a big way, especially thanks to shows such as The Great British Bake Off. Leisurely afternoons  appreciating cakes, sandwiches and complicated…

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Expat Round-up: Connect with others like you

There is a solitude to expat life, even if you move with your family, that helps define the experience of living overseas. Solitude is not loneliness (and what a welcome calm in the crazy chaos of overseas living it can be), but when we feel loneliness, even in a group of people, what to do?…

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