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Archive for April, 2006

Real Nappy Week – Reusable Nappies

Thursday, April 27th, 2006

This week is National Real Nappy Week (apparently). The aim is to get parents using reusable nappies as a cheaper and more environmentally friendly alternative to disposable nappies. We have tried reusable nappies on our baby and unfortunately we’ve gone back to using disposable nappies. I don’t think that other parents should be disheartened by […]

Trip to London with a Baby – Part 4 – The London Aquarium, Tourist Attraction

Sunday, April 23rd, 2006

This is the final part of blog entries on our Trip to London with our 7 month old baby. The earlier parts are in: Trip to London with a Baby – Part 1 – Hotel at Wembley Park and travelling around London on the Underground; Trip to London with a Baby – Part 2 – […]

Trip to London with a Baby – Part 3 – In London with Babies and Children

Saturday, April 22nd, 2006

This is a continuation of: Trip to London with a Baby – Part 1 – Hotel at Wembley Park and travelling around London on the Underground, and Trip to London with a Baby – Part 2 – St. John’s Gate Museum and Priory tours, London Tourist Attraction. In part 1 I have put details of […]

Trip to London with a Baby – Part 2 – St. John’s Gate Museum and Priory tours, London Tourist Attraction

Friday, April 21st, 2006

This is a continuation of: Trip to London with a Baby – Part 1 – Hotel at Wembley Park and travelling around London on the Underground. In part 1 I have put details of the accommodation and travelling in and around London. In this part I will mention one of the places we visited in […]

Trip to London with a Baby – Part 1 – Hotel at Wembley Park and travelling around London on the Underground

Thursday, April 20th, 2006

Some time ago we spent a couple of days in London with our baby daughter. I’ve finally got around to writing up about this trip. This may be of help if you are looking to travel to London with a baby or young child. Our daughter was about 7 months old at the time of […]

DVD Review: The Chronicles of Narnia. The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe (based on the book by C.S. Lewis)

Monday, April 17th, 2006

I am writing this review over the Easter weekend. It wasn’t really planned this way, but this particular story The Lion The Witch and the Wardrobe, from the Chronicles of Narnia is considered to contain a number of analogies to Christian beliefs. If you are not a christian or not religous then there is nothing […]

AnyDVD Software Multi-Region DVD Player for Windows

Sunday, April 16th, 2006

Most people are familiar with DVD Region Encoding and are aware of Multi-Region DVD players, but you can now do the same for your PC. Having different DVD regions is used by the film industry to inflate the prices of DVDs in different countries. This means that if you buy a DVD in America (where […]

DVD Review: The Passion of the Christ

Friday, April 14th, 2006

There are not many blockbusters that you first hear about in Church, but it was during a service at our local church that I first heard about this film (Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ) when it was released in the cinema. It’s been some time since it was on at the cinema and […]

M42 Motorway Speed Cameras and Registration Plate Cameras Driving near Birmingham

Thursday, April 13th, 2006

I wrote a blog entry on the day that they turned on the new Advanced Traffic Management (ATM) system on the M42. M42 Advanced Traffic Management, Variable Speed Limit and Speed Cameras I also said that I’d post some updates, so this is the first. I’ll also post another one when they’ve started using the […]

Warning – If you are thinking of buying a Chicco baby product read this first

Monday, April 10th, 2006

A word of warning for anyone looking at buying a Chicco product, make sure you get an instruction manual and do not lose it. We bought a Chicco car seat some time ago, and have only just got around to fitting it in the car (waiting for our baby to be big enough). We could […]


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