Fun in the mud pit

Fun in the mud pit

My son had a sand pit for years, it was one of the first things we were ever gifted via the blog.  It was well used for a time but not all year round.  My son has always loved digging, and even aged nine he still loves imaginative play.  So… Continue reading »

War on the Line with the Watercress Line – AD preview post

War on the Line with the Watercress Line

We’re going to be doing something a little different this year for Father’s Day as we’ve been invited to spend the day enjoying War on the Line with the Watercress Line.  I know the heritage railway line well from my own childhood, and it’s somewhere we’ve visited a few times… Continue reading »

Driving is Changing But What Does the Future Hold? – collaborative post

Driving is Changing But What Does the Future Hold?

disclosure: this is a collaborative post Since the first car hit the roads, the transport scene has changed dramatically. We aren’t just thinking about improving suspension and safety anymore, the industry has shifted its focus to greener solutions, more innovative designs and even how to incorporate entertainment for drivers and… Continue reading »

Taking Dad’s back in time with Action Man this Father’s Day #ActionMan – AD sent for review

father and son with Action Man

Daddy P is a child of 1966 and, like me, grew up in a world where you had to make up your own adventures, really use your imagination and technology wasn’t something that was even available.  He’s been going on a trip down memory lane with my son recently as… Continue reading »

Supersize Cross Sections Inside Engines – AD sent for review and giveaway

Supersize Cross Sections Inside Engines

My nine-year-old son loves anything to do with engineering so the new Supersize Cross Sections Inside Engines book from Quarto is just up his street.  The hardback book is aimed at children aged 7 years and over and looks at fifteen different vehicles spanning the centuries. From an 18th century… Continue reading »

The Cornish Lady – AD sent for review

The Cornish Lady

I’ve just finished the fourth novel in the series set in eighteenth-century Cornwall, written by Nicola Pryce.  The Cornish Lady was published through Corvus in March this year and it’s just as good as it’s predecessors. In this book, we are introduced to Angelica Lilly, the young daughter of a… Continue reading »