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Platform 9 3/4 London. Tourist Trap or Fun?

We’ve known for a while that Platform 9 3/4, the secret platform accessible only to wizarding folk departing for Hogwarts, really does exist in London, but it’s taken us 6 months to actually get there. Why? My elder son is as big a Harry Potter fan as you could possibly imagine, claiming to have read …

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10 Reasons to Visit the Cutty Sark at Greenwich

We’ve spent 3 fabulous days down on the Thames at Greenwich. It’s a little bit of a hike for us to get there from Richmond, but it’s so worth it for the attractions, history and general ambiance of the place. There are a whole heap of free experiences, just strolling around the area is lovely …

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Living in Twickenham – Things to Do and See in Twickenham

Life has gone full circle and here we are living in Twickenham again, on the outskirts of London. It’s where our kids were born and where we bought our first homes before emigrating to tropical North Queensland. I have to say I’m quite happy with that, it’s a nice place to call home and within …

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Sea Life Centre London Aquarium Review

If you think of visiting London you probably don’t immediately think fish, unless they are in batter, but London does have a world-class aquarium right on the banks of the iconic River Thames. We took the kids along to The Sea Life Centre London Aquarium to test it out and create this review. At the …

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