Ascarium at SEA LIFE Weymouth for Halloween – ad

Ascarium at Sea Life Weymouth for Halloween

What adventures will you be getting up to this half term?  If you’re looking for something a little spooky to keep the kids entertained then they might just enjoy the Ascarium at SEA LIFE Weymouth for Halloween.  The immersive in-tank trail runs from 20th October to 4th November at most SEA… Continue reading »

Ways to Keep Your Home Secure

Ways to Keep Your Home Secure

The world is changing fast, often too fast for us to keep up and so, unfortunately, is crime. One old-fashioned criminal activity that’s changed a lot is burglary. We still see burglars as masked men, sneaking through the night bearing swag-bags, but this image needs to be updated, especially if… Continue reading »

Dr Beckmann Colour and Dirt Collector Laundrette Ad

Dr Beckmann’s Colour and Dirt Collector Laundrette Ad

If you are of a certain age like me, you will clearly remember the iconic 1980’s Levi Jeans laundrette ad featuring Nick Kamen.  It made him a household name over night and did no harm for the sales of the jeans either! Well today sees the launch of the new Dr… Continue reading »

Reorganising my work space

Reorganising my work space

Before my son was born and therefore before I started this blog, if I ever wanted to use the computer I’d just disappear into the spare room, fire up the tower computer and work away.  Whether it be a report I need to finish for work after an overseas visit… Continue reading »

Things to do with kids in Hawaii

Things to do with kids in Hawaii

This is a collaborative post We’ve been talking a lot about volcanoes here recently following my son’s school topic, which has got us looking at the globe and seeing where volcanoes can be found around the world.  As we spun the globe we ended up in the Pacific Ocean looking… Continue reading »

Encouraging children with their handwriting

Encouraging children with their handwriting

As regular readers know, my son is 7 and started in Year Three in September.  He’s a reluctant reader and writer and like me, is left-handed.  It’s often felt like a battle of wills to get him to write anything, but slowly, slowly we are getting there.  I think it’s… Continue reading »