Reviews

Review – The King’s Curse – Philippa Gregory

The King’s Curse is the sixth book in the ‘Cousins War’ series of historical novels by Philippa Gregory which covers the Wars of the Roses and the early Tudor period…

Review – Play-Doh Cannister

Jessica loves crafts and being creative. One of her favourite things to be creative with is Play-Doh, so she was very excited when she received the huge Play-Doh cannister for…

Treasure Trail – Petersfield

Having enjoyed two previous treasure trails around Wantage and Chalfont St Peter, I thought we’d try another in Petersfield, the town where I grew up. This trail was a Spy…

Review – Safety 1st Swivel Bath Seat

As Sophie has become increasingly mobile, bath times have become more difficult. I got into the habit of bathing the children together early on as it made the bedtime routine…

Alton Towers and CBeebies Land

Like a lot of toddlers, Jessica is a huge fan of CBeebies and as soon as we heard that CBeebies Land was coming to Alton Towers, we knew we would…

Four cousins go to Legoland

With my twin sister and her two daughters having come to stay for a few days, we thought we’d have a day out and take all four girls to Legoland…

Jessica colouring in the picture of her and Peppa Pig

Review – Personalised Peppa Pig goes to Playgroup book

We were recently offered a personalised Peppa Pig softback book from Penwizard to review. There were three choices of book available as follows:   (Your child) and Peppa Pig go to…

The In the Night Garden performers holding the various characters

Review – In The Night Garden Live

In The Night Garden is one of Jessica’s favourite CBeebies programmes. We thought that she and Sophie would enjoy going to see one of the live shows in Richmond.  …

Review: The Sweet Revenge of the Football Widows – Siobhan Curham

The Sweet Revenge of the Football Widows tells the story of four very different women – Belle, Maz, Ginny and Anna – who, frustrated by their partners’ constant obsession with…

The front cover of Weird Wild by G. Clark Hellery

Review: Weird Wild – G. Clark Hellery

Weird Wild is the debut collection of short stories written by my fellow NaNoWriMo-er and writing buddy Geraldine Clark Hellery. It consists of several linked short stories and a couple…