The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid

The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid

The world seems so much smaller these days than when I was a child.  The internet and social media has opened up our lives to influences from all over the world.  It still amazes me that we can have a video call with my niece in New Zealand that’s as… Continue reading »

Absolutely Everything! – review and giveaway

Absolutely Everything!

We are big fans of the What on Earth? book range so I was excited to see what the newly published Absolutely Everything! book by Christopher Lloyd would be like. Absolutely Everything! is a hardback 352 page book charting 13.8 billion years of history and is designed for children and… Continue reading »

Geomag Mechanics Gravity Shoot and Catch – review and giveaway

Geomag Mechanics Gravity Shoot and Catch

My son may struggle with his reading and writing but when it comes to construction projects he gets an A star from me.  I’m really keen for him to know that education isn’t just about tests meeting certain criteria, it’s about so much more.  We’ve been having so much fun… Continue reading »

Stripped down – My Sunday Photo 141018

Stripped down - My Sunday Photo 141018

Stripped down – My Sunday Photo 141018 Do you know what this is?

Project 365 2018 Week 41

Project 365 2018 Week 41

Project 365 2018 Week 41 Days 280 – 286 Sunday 7th October – Day 280 We had no plans for the day, so I set my alarm and got to watch the Japanese Grand Prix bright and early.  I did get busted by my son an hour into the race… Continue reading »

Fun in the sun at Oxford Botanic Garden and beyond

Fun in the sun at Oxford Botanic Garden and beyond

Over the last few years my son and I have enjoyed a number of trips into Oxford.  It’s a city I still have so much to learn about, and don’t visit enough, seeing as how close we live to it.  But a couple of weeks ago I’d got a date… Continue reading »