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Re: Cost of new stairs? Any ideas?

I just had one flight of stairs added, MDF, as part of a loft extension, and it was £2000+VAT.
In light of the above it was not a great deal!
Replies: 3
Mon Sep 21, 2020 10:36 am

Re: Northcote Road shop movements

We need a good "brunch/cafe" place to start with. With only cafe Tamra which is not big, Brew (where the owner treats its staff like b-grade citizens and pays them below London wage) and a few tables at Gail's it's not enough.  And a place where people can bring their laptop too and work for a bit. ...
Forum: Chat Here
Replies: 3
Mon Sep 14, 2020 8:30 am

Selling Antique French Wardrobe Pastel Green Patina - very cute for a nursery or child's room both boys and girls'

IMG_9315.JPG I brought it back with me from Avignon a long time ago. It's in a perfect state and we used it for many years.  It is pastel green scratched painted, particularly nice in a child's bedroom. Dimensions:116w 40d 225h It's a real antique, not coming from south-east Asia with the tag "vint...
Replies: 1
Mon Aug 31, 2020 7:59 pm

New Fashion jewellry subscription box - receive pieces to "add salt" to your wardrobe

Hey guys, I found this and love it. It's called Add Salt, like add salt to a dish to make it more tasty, here it's to your wardrobe. It's a rental subscription so they send you between 3 to 5 pieces each month and at the end of the month, you send them back  to receive a new set, or, if you liked an...
Forum: Chat Here
Replies: 0
Thu Jul 23, 2020 2:22 pm

For Sale: White Banwood Balance Bike First Go Never Used 65£

Hello, our daughter never used her Banwood Balance Bike and she has now gone straight into a bike so we are selling it for £65. 

It did get some small white paints stains on the seat and a scratch or 2 otherwise it's as new.
You can see what it looks like below.
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Replies: 0
Thu Jun 18, 2020 1:15 pm

Re: Hotel in Paris

I always stay there really like this hotel:
https://en.astotel.com/hotel/123-elysees-en/overview
Forum: Travel
Replies: 23
Wed Jun 03, 2020 10:22 am

Wanted - EHTM Girl's Reception Uniform

Hello, as the school PTA won't hold their second-hand sales due to you-know-what, I was wondering if anyone was willing to sell privately the following pieces for the Girl's Reception uniform, please? - Blazer 24" - Duffle Coat 24" 26" - Fleece 24" - Summer dress 24" 26" - Panama Hat 53cm - Cardigan...
Forum: Schools
Replies: 1
Wed Jun 03, 2020 10:15 am

Luxury holiday for single parent

Hello, would anyone know of a hotel or club where there all loads of single parents with children please?
A place of very good standing please.

Really keen to hear.  As a new divorcee, I don't want to end up looking that the vulture woman (which I am not by the way!). Thanks!
Replies: 3
Thu Oct 10, 2019 7:54 pm

Re: St Paul’s School

I would take it by the other end of the stick, call the school, ask them if they have anyone coming from Clapham, and if so, whether they can pass your details to the parents as you'd like their advice. I would think, especially if it's the overground and without change, that at that age it's OK. Le...
Forum: Schools
Replies: 2
Mon Mar 11, 2019 10:47 am

Re: What DO we want on Northcote Road???

I second Farrago on Battersea Rise. Real good fresh food, I'd hate for them to go. They are lovely too.

There is not many options now when it comes to independent restaurants of good quality, we seem to be left with chains... a shame really. 
Replies: 536
Mon Feb 18, 2019 9:34 pm

Re: Afterschool nanny - cost per hour?

And I also wondered, how easy is it to find an after school nanny compared to a part time of full time one? Is there a lot of demand for these jobs as the hours are fairly limited?
 
Replies: 4
Mon Jan 14, 2019 9:55 am

Re: Swimming lesson for 4 years old

I strongly recommend Swinway lessons. 
We had started with Puddle ducks group lessons but in the end our daughter was not doing much there and was just playing, the Swimway lessons have proven to be way more efficient. More expensive, but higher return on investment I believe.
Replies: 8
Mon Dec 17, 2018 10:49 am

Re: RECOMMENDATION FOR AN ARCHITECT WHO KNOWS WELL WANDSWORTH BUILDING PERMIT REGULATION

Revive's Joe Purcell is a planning specialist. He used to work at the council. You can't find better. 
Replies: 10
Tue Dec 11, 2018 11:10 pm

Weight loss 1 week programme with coach / chef in London - Reco needed

Hello, I am off work at the end of January, and I'd love to do a "re-set". I have looked at some weight loss retreat, but somehow I am thinking that I'd like to stay home. I don't care about the fuss of going to Spain or wherever, I just want some coaching during the day around my meals, some exerci...
Replies: 4
Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:36 am

Re: Ecole de Wix Lycée Francais Charles de Gaulle open morning Monday 26 Nov

I dont like to rant online but..I've called them a good dozen of times since September asking when they'd have an open morning. They kept saying "we have not released the dates yet". And now, they are advertising, on Thursday for the following Monday, that there is an open morning. Is this the sign ...
Forum: Schools
Replies: 2
Mon Nov 26, 2018 9:34 am