Home Front

A series of articles concentrating on the home.

Complaints and Unspoken Requests

We are now facing new lockdown measures that are bringing us all home again. This, I am no doubt will also bring complaints to our marital lives.  It is essential to understand that below the surface of such complaints, are feelings and needs … [Read more...]

Online Learning for Kids of All Ages

Over the last few days, we've been busy putting together this list of 44, yep that's right 44 online global educational resources for children of all ages. These are a mix of resources from all over the World to help you plan your homeschool adventure! … [Read more...]

Plumstead Centre Now Open

State-of-the-Art Plumstead Centre Now Open – Open Day with Free Activities Saturday 29th February After a 15 month renovation which saw a significant investment from the Royal Borough of Greenwich, today sees the much-anticipated opening of The … [Read more...]

Fishmongers’ Faraday Award

Greenwich children are being given a chance to win a place at local prep, Faraday School, with the launch of the annual Fishmongers’ Faraday Award. The scholarship is aimed at increasing opportunities for children who would not otherwise be able to … [Read more...]

Greenwich Theatre Presents Sleeping Beauty

Recognised annually as one of the best in the country - the Greenwich Theatre pantomime is even more special this year as it represents a cornerstone in the theatre’s 50th anniversary celebrations - and Andrew Pollard – the dame of dames – can’t wait to … [Read more...]

25 Best Books For The Under 5’s

Reading books can take you to magical places, dark alleys and mystic seas. Where the turn of a page will see the leap of a mermaid a giant or a ghost. I am a self-confessed bookworm. I had a library card aged five and dragged my poor mum and grandmother … [Read more...]

Focus on Blackheath High School

In May, Blackheath High School GDST opened the doors of its £18 million redevelopment for a Grand Opening evening welcoming parents, teachers, alumnae students and a star-studded line-up of speakers. London- UK- 6th Oct 2018.Blackheath High School. … [Read more...]

Residents Get A Bigger Win

Great news for East Greenwich residents as after a long run of local opposition to the Enderby Cruise Terminal, the site has now been bought by Criterion Capital, the owner of the famous Trocadero in Piccadilly and the Odeon Leicester Square, with new … [Read more...]

Best Friends Forever

Best friends forever. There is nothing better than finding a best friend. It is the one person who shares your interests, humour, and brand of fun. You can count on this person to be by your side during not just the good times but stand there firm for the … [Read more...]

Zombie On Out

Board up your homes and get your axes sharpened, it is Zombie Awareness Month.  This month is recognized for all thing’s zombie related.  So here are some fun zombie facts:  Did you know that there is a law in Haiti that makes it a crime to come back … [Read more...]

Eggcellent Easter Ideas For Half Term

Boom and just like that it's half term. The spring flowers have sprung, Chocolate is everywhere, days are longer and Netflix and Minecraft are not an option. Quality family time is on the menu. To help you serve up the fun, we've put together a go- … [Read more...]

Mother: The Ultimate Job

Long term team players needed for challenging permanent role in an often chaotic environment. Not all Heroes wear a cape... Candidates must have excellent communication, organisation and conflict resolution skills, be willing to work variable hours … [Read more...]

Spring Fayre Cutty Sark Gardens

Spring Fayre Cutty Sark Gardens! With bird of prey displays, classic donkey rides, sand art, live music and family fun throughout this entire FREE weekend, The Cutty Sark Spring Fayre is the place to be.  Grab your coffee from the back of a Black Cab, … [Read more...]

My Muppet Moments

Three days ago I looked at my husband and asked him to bring me his sippy cup — what a muppet. To his credit, he just raised an eyebrow and handed me his water bottle silently. In my brain, I was quite clearly saying bottle. Evidently; I was not. Since … [Read more...]

This Veganuary at Bill’s Restaurant Greenwich

Celebrating the lovely world of plants, we are joining in Veganuary this year and have a glorious menu starting from 10th January. We still have plenty of vegan and veggie dishes on all year for those who can’t wait until then. View our regular menus … [Read more...]

Enjoy London’s Museums At Night

Museums at Night festival sees venues all across the UK open their doors for exciting evening events and spectacular night-time displays.   You get to see and experience our beautiful museums and galleries in a very different way with … [Read more...]

Celebrate Harvest Festival

This year Harvest Festival falls on September 23rd. Traditionally It was a time to celebrate all that God had provided for that year. It is a worldwide celebration of all the fantastic food that has grown on the land and is one of the oldest traditions we … [Read more...]

The Best Educational & Fun Apps for Kids

Many parents have a love and hate relationship with technology when it comes to our kids. We love it because it can keep them occupied and quiet for hours on end. Sometimes parents just need a break. But we hate it because it takes forever to get them … [Read more...]

Whizz Popping Roald Dahl Day 2018

Roald Dahl Day 2018 is a fun day to celebrate this beloved author. Did you know if he were still alive today he would be 101 years old?! Which is your favourite Roald Dahl book? Matilda? Charlie and the Chocolate Factory? Or is something else? A story … [Read more...]

First Day Jitters for Parents

First Day Jitters... It’s the first day of school for your child and you may be surprised to find that you may be (if not more) than a little nervous. It is almost like it is your first day of school. But you are not alone hundreds of parents up and down … [Read more...]