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Hot Wheels Mid Air Madness Wall Track by Mattel

Last year we reviewed the Hot Wheels Wall Track from Mattel and were lucky enough to be asked to review the New Improved Hot Wheels Mid Air Madness Wall Track, which we have happily done. The main difference with the new Mid Air Madness track is that it doesn’t rely on kid power but has […]

Shaun the Sheep Movie

Shaun the Sheep Movie

What’s 85 minutes long and the least irritating thing Cbeebies Justin Fletcher has ever done? That’s right, it’s Shaun the Sheep Movie. Aardman’s latest follows the titular hero who first appeared on our screens in Wallace and Gromit’s A Close Shave way back in the 90’s and more recently has had his own CBBC show […]

Playmobil set 5479 Dragons Great Asian Castle

Playmobil set 5479 Dragons Great Asian Castle

We’ve been lucky enough to review another of the Playmobil Castles before the Dragons Great Asian Castle that we’re looking at here; three years ago wifey reviewed the Falcon Knights Castle. Whilst that castle is undoubtedly brilliant, and significantly larger in terms of foot print than the Great Asian Castle, it’s size is in someways […]

Playmobil My Take Along 123 Noah’s Ark (set 6765)

Playmobil My Take Along 123 Noah’s Ark (set 6765)

When my little boy was tiny I was really pleased to discover that Playmobil did a range of toys especially for under three year olds. Playmobil is just such lovely stuff, really tactile and nicely made. It’s great for role playing so it’s wonderful to find some that doesn’t have all the tiny parts (choking […]

Act now for an Amazon Prime Bargain

Act now for an Amazon Prime Bargain

In the UK the Amazon Prime service that Amazon provides is about to get a significant upgrade and a related price hike. Currently for £49 a year, Amazon Prime customers get free delivery. This leaves the UK lagging behind the US, where they get all sorts of nice extras wrapped up in  the price. All […]

U:Create Family pack (Raspberrry Pi)

U:Create Family pack (Raspberrry Pi)

It’s the Governments self proclaimed year of coding (even though a lot of bods a lot more technical than me wanted a year of programming instead). What better way to introduce your kids to it all with there very own computer that they can even “build” themselves in the form of a Raspberry Pi? Last […]

JBL Voyager BT Speaker

JBL Voyager BT Speaker

JBL have attempted to try something a bit different with the JBL Voyager. It’s circular, mains powered, has Bluetooth and a 3.5mm input but also has a rather clever pop out portable disk that functions independently of the main unit and can go anywhere with you. Clever eh? The clever continues with the overall design. […]

Sony Branding – Xperia™ Tablet

Looking back over the last 30 years there is one brand that is clearly head and shoulders above the rest when it comes to quality consumer electronics. They invented the Walkman, they were pioneers of home video players, CD’s, DVD’s and Blu Ray players, not to mention stereo systems, TV’s and videogame consoles, not to […]

Kitchen Canny

Kitchen Canny

When times are tough you need to save those pennies, and let’s face it who doesn’t these days? It’s sometimes hard to find inspiration to create cheap, nutritious, delicious and appealing meals that the whole family will eat and on top of that trying not to waste anything and throw away food unnecessarily. As a […]

The Colour of London by Piers Treacher

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The Colour of London by Piers Treacher

The Colour of London, written by debut novelist Piers Treacher, is an enjoyable and easy read. Easy, I hasten to add, does not mean lacking in plot or thought provoking ideas; just that the story moves forward at a good pace and is well written. The characters are well drawn and easily visualised, which made […]

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