Saturday, 6 October 2012

Fall gallery

David Parfitt
Megan Whitmarsh
David Schnell

Baby loves .....Urban Explorer

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Summer gallery

Amanda Morgan
Andy Warhol
Antony Hall
Au Vieux Panier Hotel
Ernest Proctor
Graham Sutherland
Hakone Open-Air Museum
Julia Ziegler Haynes
Le Petite Ecole, NYC
Louis Maqhubela
Yankee boat hotel, Hudson River NYC,
Stephen Powers
Sam Falls
Ryan McGuinness
Rainbow Warrior
Madeline Poole
Marcel Duchamp
Martin Parr
Niki de Saint Phalle
Olivia Steele

Monday, 18 June 2012

June gallery

Mark Laita ariel schlesinger diego riviera Gabriel Calderwood henrietta harris john laub pret a porter paris ryan coburn tom phillips very french gangsters glasses for kids william eckersley annika eriksson

Baby loves.....Shobana Jeyasingh Dance

To Stoke Newington next week (28-30 June) to see a haunting dance performance by Shobana Jeyasingh Dance. Tickets are free, but must be booked in advance.

Baby loves....Snake Park, Haggerston

We've just discovered the brilliant 'Snake Park' in Haggerston. There's even hammocks for adults to chill! Stonebridge Gardens Haggerston Road E8 4EP

Monday, 26 March 2012

Baby loves....Lucy Mabel Atwell

Mabel Lucie Atwell

Keen to make some simple summer clothes inspired by the heart-meltingly adorable illustrations of Mabel Lucie Atwell.

Baby loves.....camping and festivals

camping amongst the bluebells in May

So we're gearing up for the summer festival season....

we've booked tickets for 10-12 August's Wilderness. Last year was a hoot, even with a 1.5 year old in tow. Looking forward to the interesting talks, banquet feasts and wild swimming (will definitely book the boutique babysitting this time).

I heard good things about Boomtown Festival (9-12 Aug) just prior, and its also family friendly.

Other pals are going to No Direction Home, 8-10 June, a new festival by End of the Road people. The music lineup looks good.

Other than that I'm hoping to do some 'cool' camping over the weekends - there are so many options.... we went to Kent's Forgewood last summer during bluebell season. there's a great cafe and farm shop too for cooking over an open fire.

Tot at 2.5 years

March gallery


Telegraph Hill Festival

Karst & Co

Fausta Faccipontes

Andy Hope

Alexandra Unger

Baby loves....Wednesday mornings at the farm


Starting a new playgroup/kitchen garden allotment at the Spitalfields City Farm with Lottie Child on Wednesday mornings. ...all welcome to come along with their kids - the more the merrier!

We cleared some nettles & I took home the sprouting tops to make a nice springtime Nettle & sweet potato soup. It was super tasty. Here's a similar receipe.

We're parents of young children inviting people to come and join us on Wednesday mornings at Spitalfields City Farm when we'll be enjoying the farm with our children. it's such an inspiring place, It's small and run by people who really care about community and nature.

It has a tree house in a plum tree that is festooned with blossom in the spring, a living willow yurt where people can sit together. Lots of animals large and small and occasional animal handling sessions come and join us for a tea made with herbs grown on the farm and maybe grow some herbs yourself.

We expect to do craft activities sometimes it would be great if you have an idea and would like to lead us in making something together.

It's so good for children to spend time outdoors, even really small ones.

Tot at nearly 2.5 years

Baby loves...vintage kilo sale

the vintage kilo sale at york hall is back already! ... I unearthed some real springtime treasures at the last one.

Borrowing on a concept of old, the Kilo is pretty straight forward; shop 70+ rails of pic n mix vintage and pay only based on weight. At £15 per kilo [often bagging 4 - 5 items for £15!] the possibilities are unreal!

The VIntage Kilo Sale
Sunday 1st April 2012
The Rag Factory, 16-18 Heneage Street, London, E1 5LJ
Open: Trade - 10 - 11, Public - 11- 4
Entry: £1

Monday, 19 March 2012

Wednesday, 29 February 2012

Baby loves...That Place On The Corner

Quite keen to check out this place in Stoke Newington. I can't believe I never really go there...isn't it meant to be a kid/parent haven? I'm so lazy...

Anyways, my friend Jess tells me there's a nice little dress up corner and arts and crafts for the kids while having a bit of cake and coffee.

And I like the sound of the kids disco last Saturday of the month...

That Place on the Corner
1-3 Green Lanes
Newington Green