hattydaze

What you see and hear when you spend your daze as Hatty

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Hattydaze turns 4

The day is almost over and I had almost forgotten: it’s the blog’s fourth birthday. I knew today was a day to celebrate, the reason was just eluding me till I glanced at … Continue reading

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Big Lunch outside the Hill Station, 7th June 2015

We don’t do things by halves, up on the Hill. You possibly thought that last year’s Big Lunch was big, when 400 people gathered on Kitto Road, SE14, outside the Hill … Continue reading

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Against Captain’s Orders: A Journey into the Uncharted at the National Maritime Museum – review

The National Maritime Museum is part of the Royal Museums Greenwich group which, along with the NMM, comprises The  Queen’s House, the Royal Observatory, and the Cutty Sark.  Growing up … Continue reading

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Bazooka Joe’s in Bordeaux: the commitment to disco

Originally posted on Dino Collective:
What began as a quirky idea to put on a Bazooka Joe’s night in France turned into a full-on disco mission when French air traffic…

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Adventures with Sam, at the Greenwich Theatre (review)

This Easter we had a fun theatre outing to see Adventures with Sam at Greenwich Theatre. It’s a show put on by the company Stories and More, which was founded … Continue reading

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Arabian Nights by Story Pocket Theatre – preview and ticket giveaway

Story Pocket Theatre is a theatre company founded in 2013, dedicated to producing family theatre which keeps the classical stories alive. They took their new version of the Arabian Nights to … Continue reading

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Little Nan’s

Little Nan has to be the most sociable and welcoming nan around. She is always having people round to her place. After a while making a home in Deptford, she … Continue reading

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Charlie and Lola’s Best Bestest Play, at the Southbank Centre (review)

I asked my daughter why Charlie and Lola’s Best Bestest Play was so good. Because it’s a reflection of life, she said. So true. I had been thinking the same … Continue reading

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Frosty morning on Hilly Fields

On the almost day of last year we were up on Hilly Fields before most people. It was one of the few really frosty mornings but with it came the … Continue reading

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The Blackheath Séance Parlour, by Alan Williams (review)

I was drawn to this book because it was set in Blackheath. The main plot of The Blackheath Séance Parlour (first published in 2013) tells of Judy and Maggie Cloak, sisters … Continue reading

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Horrible Histories Spies exhibition, at the Imperial War Museum

Before Christmas I attended a lovely festive morning at the Imperial War Museum hosted by the splendid Brit Mums. We had coffees and piles of biscuits and they invited everyone to bring a … Continue reading

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Highlight of the year: Lewisham Model Market

Way back in June when I heard about Street Feast re-opening the Model Market in Lewisham and filling it with food and drink traders, I couldn’t quite get my head around it. … Continue reading

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The Cat in the Hat, at the Pleasance Theatre (review)

Last weekend we crossed the south/north London divide and braved several changes on the underground to visit the Pleasance Theatre Islington. We made the effort in order to watch The Cat … Continue reading

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My Christmas playlist (songs)

The Christmas song, like the Christmas jumper, has become something so uncool that it is actually (a bit) cool again. Again like the jumper, there are different camps of fans. With … Continue reading

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Peter Pan, at the Polka Theatre (review)

The Polka Theatre is a special place in London. Like the Unicorn Theatre, which I’ve recently written about here and here, it only stages shows for kids, from 0 to 13 years old. … Continue reading

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The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, at the Unicorn Theatre (review)

Only two weeks since our last trip, and it still wasn’t too soon to return to the Unicorn Theatre.  Our last visit was to see the show called How Nigeria Became: … Continue reading

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The Futon Company – for more than just futons

The Futon Company makes futons. That’s what I thought, when we bought a futon from the Futon Company 15 years ago for our new home. I also continued to think it … Continue reading

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How Nigeria Became: A Story, and a Spear that didn’t Work, at the Unicorn Theatre (review)

This has been a great week for the Unicorn Theatre, winning the highly regarded Peter Brook Empty Space Awards on 4th November.  By chance, we were lucky enough to visit … Continue reading

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Arabian Nights at the Southbank Centre – review

After organising a ticket giveaway back in March at the start of the tour, I was impatient to see Story Pocket’s version of Arabian Nights.  When the show played at Edinburgh Fringe … Continue reading

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