The capital’s most innovative, aesthetically pleasing, exciting and often downright weird children’s playgrounds.
Big, bleak, beautiful and very zen, as long as you ignore the whinings of your bored three and a half year old who isn’t putting up with anymore of this “walking in nature” bullshit.
Joanne Finney has lived in Barnes and East Sheen for about 10 years. She works as a journalist on women’s magazines and has a 16-month-old son called Kit.
What?: London-based chain of boutique charity shops all beautifully designed and curated to create a thrift-store experience like no other. Expect top-notch, barely used baby equipment, lightly loved picture books, high-end toys and rails chock-full of quality designer and high-street clothing