Book of the week: Adventures with Raymond and Bonnie: The Deserted Cottage by John WilliamsApr 12 2023
After a career spanning some forty years, you might think that John Williams would have been content to take things easy and put his feet up. But he had other ideas. North Wales based John is a financial professional turned children’s author who has written a new short story about two feathered friends, Raymond and Bonnie.
How to knit: easy mum’s own tipsApr 11 2023
Have you ever thought of learning to knit? In my blue January piece, I mentioned starting a new craft with a family member, as my daughter had been prompting me to take her to our local craft shop.
Neighbourhood: How to prepare your Coronation street partyApr 10 2023
This is my 4th street party, that I’ve helped organise. Two were when we lived in Acton, and theirs has now become a yearly occurrence, with a slush fund, DJ and kids activities, plus bake-off, hands-free donut-eating races and karaoke. One American family was gung-ho for a dunk-tank, something they do on such occasions, but we made unenthusiastic noises about drownings and cold weather.
If you’re feeling up for a Coronation street party, be prepared it is a lot of work, there’s no doubt, but worth it. I’ve pulled together the best practice below for you to start the ball rolling.
Film review: The Super Mario Bros. MovieApr 09 2023
London Mums Magazine was invited to review new animation Super Mario Bros. Movie released on 5 April 2023. The movie based on the world of the game that bears the same name is produced by Illumination and Nintendo. It follows the story of Super Mario on their journey through the Mushroom Kingdom.
Super Mario Bros Movie is a cool animation, visually amazing, brings back a lot of childhood nostalgia as I played the video game from a young age.
Show review: Winnie The Pooh The MusicalApr 08 2023
London Mums‘ young reporters attended a special show at Riverside studios welcoming Winnie The Pooh The Musical along with familiar faces Piglet, Eeyore, Kanga, Roo, Tigger, Owl and Rabbit.
Family-friendly show: Jungle Book reimagined at Sadler’s WellsApr 07 2023
The Akram Khan Company, a world-renowned dance company, has been producing innovative and breathtaking productions for over 22 years. The company has a significant international presence, and its tours reach people of various cultures and backgrounds worldwide. The artistic director of the company, Akram Khan, is also a recipient of numerous international dance awards, including the Olivier Award for his solo production DESH in 2012.
Akram Khan’s dance organisation has achieved many milestones throughout its journey, and one of the significant ones was the creation of a section of the London Olympic Games Opening Ceremony in 2012. Their latest offering, Jungle Book Reimagined, had its London premiere at Sadler’s Wells a few days ago.