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Witley Court and Gardens

Witley Court with its beautiful gardens is one of English Heritage’s most popular properties and after visiting this immense location,…

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5 Surprise Fairy Unicorn Squad from Zuru

Opening surprise gifts is one of the most exciting parts of Christmas and birthdays. Children (and many adults, including myself)…

Easter Egg Cheesecakes

Scrolling through Facebook recently, I spotted a number of entrepreneurial bakers in my area selling Easter Egg Cheesecakes. Listening to…

The Selfie Bag from Cotton Bag Co

Every photo I seem to have in my phone nowadays is a selfie. Not usually of me, but of one…

VIP Pets Salon Playset – A Review

What better way to spend a Sunday afternoon with the kids than playing with actual toys rather than glued to…

Post-Lockdown Health Kick with Erbology

The COVID pandemic has given us all plenty of time to think and to consider our life paths. It’s given…

Family Fun with Quirk!

This afternoon, I have spent one of the most pleasant afternoons with my 6-year-old daughter, Aurelia playing a game of…

Experiencing History with the Mysteries in Time Subscription Box

Experiencing history with the Mysteries in Time subscription box is undoubtedly one of my most favourite experiences as a parenting…

Introducing VIP Pets

Aurelia spent yesterday playing with her new favourite toys – VIP Pets.

Nessie’s Cousins: The Mysterious Lake Monsters of the World

Most of us have heard of the Loch Ness monster, the creature who haunts the deep depths of Loch Ness…

Reading the Classics. Great Expectations

Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations is the latest instalment in my ‘Reading the Classics‘ series. I have become quite the Charles…

The Early Modern Witch Craze

I lecture on Early Modern England and one of the most interesting topics I teach (and the most popular with…

A Timeless Timepiece. My Nordgreen Native Silver Watch

If you are looking for the perfect gift for a friend or relative or for yourself, have you ever considered…

Family Game Night with ‘Pass the Bomb – The Big One’

Like everyone else, we’ve been spending a huge amount of time at home in recent months. We’ve been trying to…

University Ready with Femme Luxe

My eldest daughter, Kerri is now 18. She is planning to start University in September. In preparation for this, she,…

‘The I Can Journal’ – A Journal for Children

‘The I Can Journal’ Today Aurelia had her first experience with a journal specifically designed for children and she absolutely…

Are There Big Wild Cats in Britain?

I’ve always been a believer that there are big cats roaming Britain and that most of these sightings are authentic.…

English Resources for Key Stage 1 Children

Since lockdown began, I have been making use of some of the incredible English resources on offer for my daughter…