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The “Mumblings” are a collection of our own blogs, guest entries, interesting articles and anything else that we like the look of!

If you would like to write a guest blog on any parenting or local issue then we would love to hear from you. Please submit it to us via the ‘contact us’ page.

Here are the links to some more blogs that mumbler loves

North and Soul by our very own mumbler, Gillian Bruce.

The Future of Downs Written by an amazing and inspirational friend of Mumbler, Helen Kingdon.

Shrinking Violet in the ‘gate A fantastic local lifestyle local blog. Check out the article about Mumbler! (biased? Us?!)

Areyoukiddingney Another of our amazing Mumbler mums, Elizabeth Dimelow.

Introducing My Chef Skills

Hi, my name is Jonny Ross. In pre-Coronavirus times I ran a successful music agency, supplying live acts for weddings and parties all over the UK. When the pandemic struck and the lockdowns happened, all my work came to a sudden halt! Pretty stressful, as I’m sure you can imagine. I’d always enjoyed cooking and…

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Get Back to Nature with United Adventure Camps

United Education is a portfolio of exciting brands, each of which specialises in experiential learning for the next generation, spanning outdoor education, international schools, leadership courses and summer camps. There’s so much joy to be had in education; whether you’re teaching, learning, or simply seeing others flourish. We believe that non-formal experiences develop the whole…

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Family-friendly Pubs & Restaurants in Norfolk

We are sure that our list of family-friendly places to eat and drink in Norwich & Norfolk, some with the bonus of outdoor/play areas, is going to be one of your summer essentials.  It’s always a treat to eat out and what’s even better is doing it sitting outside in the summer sun with your…

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What’s On: Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day in advance to all the amazing Mumbler Dads and father figures, have a great day! This year we can enjoy meeting up with families to celebrate within the current guidelines, so it’s a great opportunity to support local business too.  Have a look at some of our ideas below for Fathers Day…

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Mumbler Reviews: Hot Chocolates

Mumbler Reviews: Hot Chocolates I think most people by now know of my partiality to a hot chocolate, but not many know how the ‘Mumbler Reviews: Hot Chocolates’ came to be… It all began in 2017, about 6 months after the Norwich Mumbler website launched, when I decided to start a mission to try and…

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What is The Garage and What do they do?

Sponsored post Have you ever wandered past The Garage in Norwich or seen us while scrolling through Facebook and wondered “what goes on there?” What is The Garage Trust? Based in the city centre, we’re an independent charity who works with creative people and organisations not just in Norfolk but across the UK. We particularly…

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Baby Weigh Stations are Coming Back to Libraries!

Information from the Norfolk Libraries for Families FB page Baby Weigh Stations are coming back to libraries! We are able to offer self-weigh at several (but not yet all) of our libraries. Information how how to self-weigh and the locations of libraries currently offering this can be found on the Just one Norfolk website: tinyurl.com/72byu7jk…

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Just a Beach!

Quiet Beaches (no arcades) I’m a bit of a fan of Norfolk beaches…and prefer the quieter ones. Someone on Norwich Mumbler Instagram asked what beaches there are in Norfolk that don’t have arcades and shops so they didn’t have the additional distractions for their kids – I understand this!  Whilst there’s always fun to be had with…

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Accessing children’s assessments for learning disabilities and autism in Norfolk

Sponsored post Obtaining a children’s diagnosis for learning disabilities or autism can be life-changing for both child and parent, but accessing assessments is not always easy. Healthwatch Norfolk want to hear from parents who have tried to access autism or learning disabilities assessments for their child. The organisation is responsible for collecting public feedback and…

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Annual Passes and Memberships for Families in Norwich

Annual Passes and Memberships Updated May 2021 Wow, things have changed in a year.  Thankfully, there are many wonderful attractions in Norfolk now open and ready to welcome you back.  There are still restrictions in place and some elements remain closed so it’s always best to check with each venue before you buy membership. We…

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