Green Toys Seaplane – a review

Green Toys Seaplane

I can’t quite believe it but we’ve reached the last of 6 Eco Friendly Toy Tests for Bigjigs Toys.  Let me introduce you to the Green Toys Seaplane with Green Wings. The Green Toys Seaplane is available with either green or yellow wings and is aimed at children aged 1 year… Continue reading »

Learning to read #SSAmazingAchievements

Learning to read

Monkey has been as school in Reception for 2 weeks now.  He has had one major wobble which left the staff peeling him off me, and me walking home in tears.  But generally he is settling in quite well for him.  I get ‘I don’t want to go to school… Continue reading »

The Alphabet Photography Project S is for Spain #alphabetphoto

The Alphabet Photography Project S is for Spain

Week 19 of PODcast‘s linky The Alphabet Photography Project. I’ve been pondering for the last couple of days what to pick for S.  Should I go with Shadow, Snake, Snow, Shoes? Then I received a very exciting email about our forthcoming trip with the Catalan Tourist Board. With that trip and my… Continue reading »

Octonauts and the Deep Sea Volcano Adventure – a show giveaway

Octonauts and the Deep Sea Volcano Adventure

Do you have any Octonauts fans in your house?  Monkey loves the CBeebies show and I can’t wait to take him to see the Octonauts live in Octonauts and the Deep Sea Volcano Adventure. We will be seeing the show in November but Octonauts and the Deep Sea Volcano Adventure kicks… Continue reading »

Journey to Dragon Mountain with Mike the Knight

Mike the Knight and Warwick Castle

We had a really enjoyable day out last Saturday. I’ve always loved history, castles and everything that goes with it. When we moved to Oxfordshire in my mid-teens, one of the first places we visited with my parents was Warwick Castle.  It’s a wonderful place to explore and I’ve loved… Continue reading »

The B&W Photography Project Week 10 #bwphotoproject

The B&W Photography Project Week 10

My The B&W Photography Project Week 10 with PODCast and I make no apology for even more nostalgia. Vintage cars, steam trains and last Sunday saw us visiting Hollycombe Steam in the Country.  I think I could actually do my whole review post in black and white!  But for now I’ll settle on just one photo…. Continue reading »