Got a dinosaur fan? Walking with dinosaurs – review and free dinosaur activities

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300 picture books week 15.

Ping and pong grow. Lovely pictures, very individual style. Slightly annoying that the text doesn’t always marry up with the pictures though. And bumble bees don’t make honey. Wild about books. All I said was Hop into bedtime. The magic bed.

Silent Sunday 13 April 2014


Saturday snippets 12 April 2014


{Watching} walking with dinosaurs the movie. Mixed reactions, but full review, with bonus features to come on Tuesday. {Feeling} sore both physically and emotionally. Post pilates week two, I’m feeling that it was a core and neck workout. I also feel that my posture is improving and I’m moving better (didn’t feel like a disjointed […]

The Geography of You and Me – review and giveaway.

geography of you and me

buy on kindle Buy at Hive The Geography of you and me by Jennifer E Smith is pretty much the perfect teenage romance. It’s gentle and funny, touching without being mawkish, and has been added to my list of go to books for when I *need* a feel good read. That isn’t to say that […]

Hold them near.


When the phone rings, and the person on the other end has a break in their voice as they speak, it’s never going to be good news. And it wasn’t. A relative I haven’t seen for a very long time has died. She wasn’t young. She was ill. She died peacefully, with her family with […]

Playmobil Easter calendar reviewed.

I love the detail on the tiny flowers and butterly

We are, as has been mentioned previously, very happy to be Playmobil playologists. And we were sent the playmobil easter calendar, which I meant to review a few days ago, but I didn’t. (I could try to excuse myself, but to be honest, I just lost track of time. It’s easy done – are you […]

So much to do today.


I was going to do some more photography, sort out some competition posts, look into a couple of affiliate deals, maybe catch up on some book reviews and definitely wade through my emails. Instead I slept in. Dragged myself out for a run, and then went for a shower with Tigerboy. And in the shower […]

300PBs week 14


Lost as to what’s going on with ISAs and New ISAs? Worry not.

Scottish Friendly New ISAs explained

If I had money to save, I might use an ISA. I did, once. Have money that is. And an ISA, I think. Back in the those heady days when we had one child and two salaries. *deep sigh*. It’s been quite a while since I’ve had to worry about saving or investment options, which […]

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