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#SavePlymouthReel

I almost wanted to name this post Save Plymouth from Itself.  

I've lived, worked and played in Plymouth for the last eight years; it's the only home my four year old has ever known. 

And what a frustrating place Plymouth can be for parents, during the rainy season.

If the weather's great we have the great outdoors to play in.  

But where's the shelter?

The National Marine Aquarium, a couple of soft-play areas, Drake Circus (under daughter's duress) The Life Centre, and some cafes with play areas, such as the fabulousEva's World and the almighty House of Fraser, who can't even sort out their basic facilities such as bathrooms (HOW hot is their water?) and accessibility - the elevators and escalators are frequently out. And don't get me started on their automated doors at the Royal Parade entrance. 

And then there's the Reel Cinema.

That quirky haven for film-lovers, historians and frustrated parents. The cosy cinema that was so dark and inviting my 18 mon…

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