Celebrating the Early Man DVD release with West Midland Safari Park

Celebrating the Early Man DVD release with West Midlands Safari Park

I’ve got a very exciting giveaway to share with you all today.  We are celebrating the Early Man DVD release with West Midland Safari Park and you could win a really fab family prize. Early Man is the new prehistoric comedy adventure from Aardman, the team behind Wallace & Gromit and… Continue reading »

Showcasing memories with CanvasChamp – review and giveaway

Showcasing memories with CanvasChamp

As you are well aware I am a prolific photographer.  I hope that the quality of my shots has improved since I first borrowed my Mum’s Brownie camera in the mid 1970’s though.  I’ve almost finished my two-year adult education part-time DSLR beginners photography course and will be taking part… Continue reading »

The Wizards of Once – giveaway

The Wizards of Once

You all know that we are massive fans of Cressida Cowell in this household.  Even more so since my son got to meet her not so long ago. Earlier this month saw the release of  the paperback version of The Wizards of Once.  The first in a new series of… Continue reading »

Keeping cool with FanU #FanUfans – review and giveaway

Keeping cool with FanU

There’s no denying it, I am no longer 25, my brain may keep telling me that I am, but my body knows otherwise.  I turned 50 earlier this month and I’m convinced that I’ve been perimenopausal for some time now.   I had a blood test done a few years ago,… Continue reading »

Entertaining children with i-SPY guides – review and giveaway

Entertaining children with i-SPY guides

We can thoroughly recommend Entertaining children with i-SPY guides and they are something my son has enjoyed since I first introduced him to the range of books a couple of years ago.  We’ve got quite a collection of the guides and have just added four more with the newly published i-SPY Butterflies… Continue reading »

Snakes! Animal Planet Chapter Book – review and giveaway


Whilst I’m fine with insects, it’s fair to say that I’m not the biggest fan of certain kind of reptile.  My son doesn’t share my fears though, so I knew he’d enjoy book 4 in the Animal Planet Chapter Book series called Snakes! Published by Liberty Street and distributed via… Continue reading »