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Re: Spring half term fam. holiday recommendations

I think the Caribbean is probably the nearest properly hot place in February. You may get lucky with the Middle East or Egypt but more of a risk I think.
Forum: Travel
Replies: 2
Mon Feb 04, 2019 10:26 pm

Re: Thomas's Kindergarten - am I too late to apply?

Why don’t you ring them up and ask them?!
Replies: 4
Mon Feb 04, 2019 10:20 pm

Re: Garden specialist with lawn development skills

Have you thought about getting fake grass? It looks fab and no maintenance required!
Replies: 2
Mon Feb 04, 2019 10:13 pm

Re: how to best reconfigure ground floor

I don’t really understand the wall/bannister thing either. What I would say is that when I show people round my house the two things that women love the most are our first floor laundry room (I’m with you on ground floor laundry rooms or washing machines in the kitchen being ridiculous) and our down...
Replies: 3
Mon Feb 04, 2019 10:09 pm

Re: In-laws voted leave. They've removed my children's freedom of movement and I can't cope with seeing them any longer.

There was a brilliant article in the Sunday Times a couple of weeks ago by Decca Aitkenhead talking about how important it is to have friends who have different views from ourselves (she was responding to John McDonnell saying how he could never be friends with a Tory). It's worth stumping up to get...
Replies: 34
Tue Jan 29, 2019 4:03 pm

Re: Thomas's vs. Broomwood

The others are right - you need to see the schools for yourself and work out which is right for your kids. Different schools suit different children. The one obvious difference is that Thomas’s is co-ed all the way through whereas Broomwood becomes all girls in Year 3 (?) and the boys move to Northc...
Forum: Schools
Replies: 3
Tue Jan 29, 2019 8:18 am

Re: Stolen Handbag!!!

Gosh - what a bunch of judgmental comments! “Personal items” means just that - things the girl owns - like a hairbrush or a lipstick. Why do you all jump to the conclusion she’s lost her family heirlooms? It’s quite scary when you or someone else loses your house keys. Who’s to say the thief didn’t ...
Forum: Local News
Replies: 8
Tue Jan 15, 2019 7:54 am

Re: What Does a Hairstyle Tell You?

I would say any school that judges him on his hair length is not a school he would want to go to. Keep it as it is and at least he’ll stand out from a bunch of identikit kids.
Replies: 5
Mon Dec 24, 2018 2:52 pm

Re: Canada goose or Woolrich

I think it’s not just the coyotes but the way they treat the geese which is also inhumane. Please please don’t buy a Canada Goose coat. As someone else has pointed out I see so many dog-walkers wearing them who don’t seem to realise that the fur comes from a wild dog (or else don’t care).
Replies: 20
Mon Dec 17, 2018 4:58 pm

Re: Recommendation for restaurant suitable for Kids

Not quite sure why Annabel is so sniffy about the Rain Forest Cafe. Admittedly I haven’t been there for a few years but the OP didn’t ask for gourmet food, she asked for somewhere ‘fun’ and I think it fits the bill for small kids. It’s going to cost more than Pizza Express or Wagamama’s but then it’...
Replies: 14
Mon Dec 17, 2018 4:49 pm

Re: Recommendation for restaurant suitable for Kids

Pizza Express and Bill’s? We’re talking about one of the greatest cities on earth and that’s the best you can come up with?? :lol:

How about the Rain Forest Cafe? It’s not gourmet food but it’s good fun, especially for little ones.
Replies: 14
Mon Dec 10, 2018 6:34 am

Re: Mini cab company recommendations - to take a woman in labour to hospital

Yes please don’t call an ambulance! How very irresponsible for someone at the hospital to suggest that. They’re for emergencies only (obviously if your baby is coming thick and fast then that IS an emergency but hopefully you’ll avoid that). I think black cabs are probably your best bet as you have ...
Replies: 11
Mon Dec 03, 2018 9:31 am

Re: Private Paediatrician East London

Also I assume you’re not British? It’s not something we really do here so it will be hard to find a general paediatrician. If you have any problems with your baby you just take him/her to the GP.
Replies: 3
Mon Dec 03, 2018 9:25 am