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Matt Brown

With a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry and a Master's in Residency specializing in Biomolecular Sciences and roots in the Midlands, Matt has developed a passion for writing about London. As a former editor and prolific contributor to, he has authored several books exploring the city's hidden gems. In addition to his work, Matt enjoys spending time with his two preschool-aged children.

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Your kids will teach you so many words over the years.

Is your little one teaching you about phonics, subitising and modal verbs? Welcome to the club.

Find out the different ways to get your kids to open up.

Something on their mind? Try these simple tips for getting children to open up and talk about their day.

Read on to find out the complete guide to Chanukah.

How is Chanukah celebrated? And why does it come in so many different spellings?

Potted Panto can be booked for Christmas this year.

With lockdown rules loosening a little in December, it’s safe to book tickets to seasonal events.

The London Transport Museum in Covent Garden has some special plans for kids this Christmas.

Covent Garden’s London Transport Museum has plenty of festive fun in store for after lockdown.

Venues that are outdoor spaces which you can pre-book, like Kew Gardens, will be allowed to remain open this lockdown.

New lockdown rules have closed most cultural venues, but not those like Kew which are mostly outdoor spaces.

Follow our cat sculpture trail around London to see some cute feline statues you may not have known about.

Did you know that central London has at least five cat sculptures? Join us as we go on their tail.

Kids dressed as knights running through the outdoors with shields.

Autumn half term coincides with Halloween. Get planning the week early with our top tips -- from special museum events to days out in the wild.

Statue of Emmeline Pankhurst, the main british suffragette, in the Victoria Tower Gardens, created by Arthur George Walker, with the Houses of Parliament.

London’s black history is explored in this walk, which takes in some of the most important plaques, statues and other sites of interest to black history.

Museum building with beautiful garden

Explore some of London’s smaller museums and galleries with the family.

family interests

Reading & Writing

in house speciality

Writing, Biochemistry


University of York


Bachelor of Science specializing in Chemistry, Master of Research specializing in Biomolecular Sciences


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