From Dark to Light – review and giveaway

From Dark to Light

I’m taking part in a blog tour today to introduce you to the new picture book From Dark to Light written by young 12-year-old author, Isabella Murphy.  I’m always keen to introduce my 7 year old son to new authors and with Halloween approaching fast, a book involving a little… Continue reading »

Vegetables but not as we know them, with Goodlife

Vegetables but not as we know them, with Goodlife

As you all know, my son is a rather fussy eater and I’m always on the look out for new ideas to tempt him.  I have to say that he will eat broccoli, cauliflower and carrots until the cows come home, but could he be tempted with something a little… Continue reading »

Mayka Toy Block Tape #rainbowtoyawards

Mayka Toy Block Tape

We were contacted recently by the team at Rainbow Toy Awards to look at one of the nominated products, Mayka Toy Block Tape.  The tape comes in a range of nine different colours, with lengths of 1 metre with two studs, and 4 metres with either 2 or 4 studs. I… Continue reading »

Autumn colour with me&i

Autumn colour with me&i

Who says you need to be drab at this time of year?  In fact, who is it that’s decided that 7 year old boys should wear grey and black and look like mini teenagers?  My son is 7, nearly 8, and quite frankly, I want to embrace the age that… Continue reading »

Transformers: The Last Knight Mega 1-Step Turbo Changer Dragonstorm Figure

Transformers: The Last Knight Mega 1-Step Turbo Changer Dragonstorm Figure

We’re currently reading book 11 in the How to Train Your Dragon book series written by Cressida Cowell.  It’s fair to say that since we began the first book last September, that my son has been captivated by all things dragon related.  He also loves watching Transformers on tv, so… Continue reading »

Be Frank With Me – a book review

Be Frank With Me

Sometimes you come across a book that is unlike any other you’ve read, and for me, this is exactly how I found Be Frank With Me by Julia Claiborne Johnson.  Published through Corvus Books back in August, this book has captivated me, it’s really rather charming, gentle and thought-provoking. Be… Continue reading »