Queen Elizabeth II 90th Birthday Souvenir puzzle

Queen Elizabeth II 90th Birthday Souvenir puzzle

One of my vivid childhood memories was of the Queen’s Silver Jubilee in 1975.  As a seven-year old the whole country seemed taken up with ‘royal fever’ and there were Union Jacks everywhere.  We seemed so very proud of our Queen and our country.  I can remember being given a… Continue reading »

My Haven No 1 – The Craft Shed

My Haven No 1 - The Craft Shed

How lovely would it be to have a little space all to myself, a place to sew, read or even puzzle in!  I’m rather jealous of the space created in my latest jigsaw puzzle experience from Ravensburger.  My Haven No 1 – The Craft Shed. My Haven No 1 –… Continue reading »

Penguins on Ice

Penguins on Ice

There are times when I really feel sorry for Monkey that he’s an only child.  It makes learning to share that much more tricky, and playing games with adults isn’t always such good fun, especially board games.  Well Penguins on Ice from Smart Games has come to our rescue recently…. Continue reading »

Giant Railway and Station – review and giveaway

Giant Railway and Station

When I visited Toy Fair in London last month I was eager to catch up with Orchard Toys and see what they’d be adding to their ranges in 2016.  It didn’t take me long to get rather excited, as soon as I saw the Giant Railway and Station sets, I… Continue reading »

The Inventor’s Cupboard – 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle

Ravensburger The inventor's Cupboard

I’ve become rather addicted to the Colin Thompson range of Curious Cupboard puzzles. So when Ravensburger approached me and asked if I’d like to try the brand new The Inventor’s Cupboard 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle, I was hardly likely to say no was I! You can always guarantee quality with… Continue reading »

The Christmas Cupboard 1000pc puzzle

The Christmas Cupboard 1000pc puzzle

We were introduced to the Curious Cupboards range of puzzles from Ravensburger with the Gardeners Cupboard earlier this year.  I loved completing that jigsaw puzzle so I jumped at the opportunity to try The Christmas Cupboard 1000pc puzzle recently. Ravensburger have come up trumps with this Colin Thompson designed puzzle…. Continue reading »