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Postcards from February halfterm in London!

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  February half term is a hard one.  What do you do? Skiing is obvious. The only issue with that is a) it’s very expensive and b) it’s very crowded! This year UK and France school holidays collided – with resorts experiencing the biggest crowds ever. Thank goodness I skipped that! πŸ˜€ If you want/crave sunshine you […]

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TodayTix back to school treat: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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    A last minute trip to London’s West End to see Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, thanks to @todaytix, a new app that offers last-minute discount tickets to popular shows #travel #familytrips #musical #westend #london #londonmusical A photo posted by Susanna Scott ~ travel (@amodernmother) on Sep 13, 2015 at 2:39am PDT   I […]

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London: Girls weekend in Marylebone

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  Getting together with old  friends for a quality period of time is like dusting off a room of your life and sifting through memories while cultivating new ones. Girls weekends, proper ones where you shed kids/husbands/responsibilities, are quite fun. Liberating even. A little reminder that being a mother is not just about the kids, but it’s […]

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The Milestone Hotel: The best afternoon tea in London

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  There are not many traditions that ooze “British” than the custom of afternoon tea. Americans are fascinated by it: Delicate finger sandwiches filled with smoked salmon, cream cheese and the smallest amount of cress; Miniature pastries, perfectly formed, whose only job in life is to entice; Scones with crisp crusts and flakey insides, smothered […]

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The best way to travel around London

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We bought our first Volvo XC90 when my eldest was 2 and we were on temporary assignment in California. We wanted a 7-seater that would accommodate our growing family (I was pregnant with number 3) and the ever-present grandparents and out-of-town visitors. We were planning to put the car to the test and drive all […]

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The Rubens at the Palace: Doing the London family tourist thing

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  I spend a lot of time in London, often taking the first train in and spending the day in meetings and coffee shops, but I’m embarrassed to say the girls (8, 9 and 11) have only come in for occasional day trips. This half term we stayed as guests of The Rubens at the Palace, […]

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Winter wonderland

Winter Wonderdland Top Tip: Where to Park

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It’s officially the lead up Christmas and Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland is in full swing. The modern family were guests on opening night and we all enjoyed getting into the festive spirit. There is so much to do: stroll through the Christmas market, ice skate, see the London lights on the Giant Wheel, have a […]

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