Category Archives: galleries & museums

Doing the Lambeth Tree Walk

Lately we have been spending our Sundays in Lambeth because Eve and Leah are doing a dance course at the wonderful Siobhan Davies Studios, next door to the Imperial War Museum. Sunday’s warm and sunny weather inspired us to do … Continue reading

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T-Rex Mummy

I’m on parental leave this month, a mini sabbatical I’ve been planning for the last year so I can support Eve and Leah as they make the transition to school. No school yet though so I’ve had sole charge all week. Pre … Continue reading

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Miro – a review

When Mummy and Daddy suggested we spend Sunday afternoon at the Tate I was excited because I always like to see the river and I can race my toy taxi down the big slope inside the gallery, also I might get … Continue reading

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Twist like a Vorticist

An inbetweeners world post-Nursery has left me – Mr Rush Hour writing today – looking after Eve and Leah for a week before Mrs Rush Hour takes over for a more crucial period of settling the girls into the Brave New … Continue reading

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Family Ramble

Yesterday we took Eve and Leah on their first family ramble, organised by Southwark Ramblers. The five mile walk started at Blackheath train station and ended on the Isle of Dogs, except we dipped out at the Queens House at Greenwich … Continue reading

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Squabbles in the Sculpture Park

We visited Yorkshire Sculpture Park a few weeks ago during our Wakefield weekend.  After a whole morning in the Barbara Hepworth it seemed like the perfect place to let the girls run free. The park is magnificent but my enduring … Continue reading

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Fathers Day

Even though it’s Fathers Day, Mr Rush Hour still got up with the girls at six thirty. I didn’t wake up until eight and insisted he went back to bed, so we could wrap up presents and write cards. Thereafter Fathers … Continue reading

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Weekend in Wakefield

The first thing we see on leaving Wakefield Westgate Station is a reminder of the tube station we left behind in London two and a half hours earlier. We managed to smile about this, even after a trying two hours on the train … Continue reading

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Hard(man) Times

We finally visited the Hardman House last week. Home and studio to the photographers E Chambre Hardman and his wife Margaret from the 1930’s until their death, and now owned by the National Trust and open for small pre-booked tours. We were a little … Continue reading

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Famous mothers of multiples

Last weekend I quickly caught the Ida Kar exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, having carefully calculated Mr Rush Hour would be able to keep both girls amused in the IT Gallery for as long as it took to get … Continue reading

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