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 »

Enjoying the Wizard Express on The Watercress Line

Enjoying the Wizard Express on The Watercress Line

I’ve mentioned before about our attachment to the Watercress Line in Hampshire.  Daddy P used to take his Dad there for their War Days events. I grew up in Farnham, so this was our local heritage line.  We’ve taken Monkey a few times now, and seeing Bittern there last year… Continue reading »

Project 366 2016 Week 41

Project 366 2016 Week 41

Project 366 2016 Week 41 Day 283-289 Sunday 9th October – Day 283 I wasn’t feeling great so I sent Daddy P and Monkey out for they.  There was a model railway exhibition they wanted to visit at the British Motor Museum, so they were happy. I curled up on the sofa and… Continue reading »

Halloween fun with Pizza Express #halloweenpizzas

Halloween fun with Pizza Express

Can you create a really ghoulish pizza in time for Halloween?  I’ve been having some Halloween fun with Pizza Express this week and if you do too, you could win yourself a rather great prize too! Clearly I’m no Picasso as my Vampire pizza shows!  But using only the ingredients you… Continue reading »

Trick or Treat with Jumbo Games

Trick or Treat with Jumbo Games

During the half term holidays we received a package, the question was would it contain a Trick or Treat with Jumbo Games? Well, we were definitely going to be in for a treat. We received a beautiful Halloween themed 1000 piece puzzle from Falcon and the very first Junior WASGIJ 100 piece… Continue reading »

Tricks and treats with Monkey

Tricks and treats with Monkey

The last couple of weeks have seen a few tricks and treats with Monkey.  Again, his confidence is growing and he’s willing to try new things.  He quite happily dresses up at home, but is not keen on dressing up for parties, school events and the like.  Trick or treat has… Continue reading »