Channel Mum|Pan Macmillan Easter Afternoon Tea

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Channel Mum kindly invited lots of mummies and their little humans to an Easter Vlogger event with award winning publisher Pan Macmillan. Another treat came by way of a delicious afternoon tea from the fabulous London Pop up Little Nan’s (best scones ever!). It never ceases to amaze me how wonderful the atmosphere is from start to finish at Channel Mum events.  As I am a newbie to the Vlogging World I also had the opportunity to meet with Spirit who are experts in the field of digital media. Vloggers are fast becoming invaluable media tools for leading brands. Not only do they gain a large-scale reach and appeal to demographics which traditional media may not engage, they also build direct relationships with followers and have a more specialised interest.

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As I do follow this Digi generation I find it fascinating seeing so many successful parent vloggers showcasing creative ideas and sharing their knowledge.  I picked up some useful pointers from talking to Spirit like getting to know your camera, experimenting and changing the aperture for instance and recognising the effects different apertures will have on the end-result image. Well there’s a lot more to it of course all part of the learning curve.

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That afternoon at The Driver in London we walked into a beautiful setting of pretty decorated tables.  We all had the opportunity to check out some fabulous books from the wonderful Macmillan Kids range who I have t0 thank also for spoiling us with delightful goodie bags.  Jay couldn’t wait to grab the books out of my hands when I returned home that evening.

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I would have liked to have brought him with me to mingle too but decided against it due to the super early start travelling with the cheerful London Commuters.  Instead he spent the day out and about with his grandparents and didn’t miss me at all. The Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler books are incredibly popular at Along Came Jay HQ so these have been a real treat to read to Jay.

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Thankfully the sun shined all day which is sadly not the case now as I type this. In true British style it will be a wash-out Easter weekend.

Thanks for reading!

Bella

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