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 »

Having fun with Strictly Briks Trap and Gap Baseplates

Having fun with Strictly Briks Trap and Gap Baseplates

My son has loved toys with a construction element ever since he was a toddler.  Right back to the wooden blocks stage of building a tower and then knocking it down, construction has formed a vital element to his play time.  Even aged nearly nine, that hasn’t really changed.  He’s… Continue reading »

Valtra T254V Tractor

Valtra T254V Tractor

My son is a big fan of bringing what he’s seen when we’ve been out and about, into his play at home.  We’ve been to a number of shows over the years where tractors have featured heavily and having seen the Valtra T254V Tractor in real life I knew he’d love… Continue reading »

Thunderbirds Are Go: International Rescue – app review

Thunderbirds Are Go: International Rescue

As a child I absolutely loved watching the Thunderbirds on TV with my younger brother.  The original shows were a fond part of my childhood and we have a whole collection on DVD, which my son enjoys watching just as much as the modern remake.  He has all the vehicles… Continue reading »

The Curious Cupboard No 6 The Collector’s Cupboard 1000 Piece Puzzle

The Curious Cupboard No 6 The Collector’s Cupboard 1000 Piece Puzzle

I’ve always loved jigsaw puzzles and find them a good way to unwind at the end of a busy day, once my son is finally asleep.  I am not a fan of puzzles with huge blue skies, I prefer those with lots of details to enjoy as I’m piecing a… Continue reading »