Garden Vistas No 2 – Summer Breeze 500 Piece Puzzle

Garden Vistas No 2 – Summer Breeze 500 Piece Puzzle

It’s not often I try out a jigsaw puzzle that’s less than 1000 pieces.  But on dark, dull winter days I really wanted something to brighten things up and the Garden Vistas No 2 – Summer Breeze 500 Piece Puzzle from Ravensburger has done just that. As the name suggests, the… Continue reading »

Ravensburger Santa’s Christmas Party Limited Edition 1000 Piece puzzle

Ravensburger Santa’s Christmas Party Limited Edition 1000 Piece puzzle

It may be mid November but I’m figuring that it’s ok to start getting in the festive spirit now. So let me introduce you to the Ravensburger Santa’s Christmas Party Limited Edition 1000 Piece puzzle which I think is just lovely. I couldn’t help but dive straight into this 20th anniversary… Continue reading »

The Puzzle that Burnt the Turkey #NationalJigsawDay

The Puzzle that Burnt the Turkey

Never one to shy away from a challenge, I very nearly met my match recently.  Wentworth Wooden Puzzles set me a Christmas themed challenge ahead of National Jigsaw Day, this Thursday.  Could I complete one of their ‘Extra Difficult’ puzzles?  Yes, I said, of course I can, 216 pieces, no… Continue reading »

World Map Puzzle from Orchard Toys

World Map Puzzle from Orchard Toys

You all know that I’m fairly obsessed with maps and I’m thrilled that Monkey seems to share my passion.  After our recent trip to Whipsnade Zoo, we were talking about where the different animals came from and the World Map Puzzle from Orchard Toys really helped him to truly understand. The World… Continue reading »

Sedum Cottage 1000 piece puzzle from Ravensburger

Sedum Cottage 1000 piece puzzle from Ravensburger

As Autumn sets in and I start to wrap myself up in a jumper, it’s nice to sit down in the evenings with a good jigsaw.  I’ve always loved the idea of a thatched cottage in the countryside and my latest puzzle has been a joy to complete. The Sedum Cottage 1000… Continue reading »

Munich 1000 Piece Puzzle from Ravensburger

Munich 1000 Piece Puzzle from Ravensburger

Germany is a country I’ve visited a number of times both for work and to visit friends.  But I’ve never made it to the south of the country and to Bavaria.  I follow A Bavarian Sojourn and always love looking at Emma’s photo of the area.  So I jumped at the… Continue reading »

Chill out time with Wentworth Puzzles

Chill out time with Wentworth Puzzles

You all know that we’re not big on gaming here.  We don’t own a games console and I haven’t gone out of my way to encourage Monkey to play games on out iPad.  When I’m looking for different ideas to entertain him, I have to be totally honest, technology really… Continue reading »

Emoji XXL 100 pc puzzle from Ravensburger

Emoji XXL100 pc puzzle from Ravensburger

So many things have been introduced since I was a child, laptops are commonplace, mobile phones are everywhere and language takes the form of text speak so often these days.  The Emoji XXL 100 pc puzzle from Ravensburger takes the latest form of communication and turns it into a fun jigsaw… Continue reading »

Tower of London 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle

Tower of London 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle

Last month I was able to share my childhood memories of Hampton Court Palace with you through the latest Ravensburger Puzzle.  Today I’m showcasing the latest in their Historic Royal Palaces series with the lovely Tower of London 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle.  The Tower of London really is a truly iconic… Continue reading »

Hampton Court Palace – 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle

Hampton Court Palace

I’ve mentioned Monkey’s happy place a few times on the blog, but never my own from my childhood. From as far back as I can remember I’ve been fairly obsessed with British history and in particular the Tudor period. I was heavily into our Kings and Queens, and still have the… Continue reading »