City Guide, Museum Visits

San Francisco – 3 Museums for Kids

On our last trip to SF, C was old enough to really engage with some of the great museums and galleries, and, more importantly, to ask to go. We took full advantage and made sure to hit two of the big guns - California Academy of Sciences, the Exploratorium, and SF MOMA. California Academy of… Continue reading San Francisco – 3 Museums for Kids

City Guide

San Francisco Long Weekend

It's been many years since I've visited San Francisco, so C and I decided to tag on to one of the husband's work trips for to see the sights. The weather was beautiful and we discovered a bunch of cool things that made C very happy! What made it easy to make an impromptu trip,… Continue reading San Francisco Long Weekend

City Guide, Museum Visits

Southbank Centre – Feb Half Term

Spoiler alert - (a) it is intensely busy at the Southbank Centre over any half term break; and (b) there is always something great to do so you'll fight your way through the crowds and go there anyway...... Just in time for February half term (but running till June), Southbank Centre launched the very ethereal… Continue reading Southbank Centre – Feb Half Term

Museum Visits

Experitots! at the Science Museum

It's hard to believe this week (as it seems like we've now entered 'Real Winter'?) but a couple of weeks ago C and I walked in the blazing sun of 'False Spring' through Hyde Park to the Science Museum.  We were off to try out Experitots, a new offering for children 18 months to 3… Continue reading Experitots! at the Science Museum


London – family activities in December

London really is magical in the run-up to Christmas (in my opinion it is equally and oppositely grim in January, so make the most of the December festive feels...). Here are a few of the places I'm going to try to get to this year before we head to the southern hemisphere for a warm… Continue reading London – family activities in December