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Mummy Barrow loves Halloween

Mummy Barrow loves Halloween

I didn't.   But there is no escaping it, Hallowe'en is now big business over here, certainly if this recent article in the Guardian is to be believed:  Happy Halloween for retailers It was all a bit too American for me and felt a bit like we were sending our…
The Perfect Stranger Swap

The Perfect Stranger Swap

They tell you not to, don't they?  People.  People tell you not to talk to strangers.  To be afraid of them.  That all strangers are lunatics out to murder us in our beds.  Yet in reality that is not really true.   I don't want to get all morbid and…
Top 5 films on Netflix

Top 5 films on Netflix

This week I am doing a series of posts about things to do over half term.   This one could be entitled "stay in and sit on the sofa all day" but I decided to write the post and link up with another blogger doing a linky. A while ago…
Bluesfest 2014

Bluesfest 2014

This week and next I am doing a few posts featuring days out or activities to do with children over half term.   And first up is one of my favourite London events: Bluesfest.   It runs for a week in October at the Albert Hall, the venue's first foray into a…