https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TU2NVWDdiZU I get the oddest emails via the blog. Win the chance to visit the set of Downton Abbey? This is to support a charity fundraising for the Philippines. I checked out the Omaze site - it looks kind of like Kickstarter - you get different awards for … [Read more...] about What would you pay for the chance to spend the day on Downton Abbey set?
I've always wondered what it was like to be part of a newspaper story. You know, how does it feel to be part of a disaster, do you really start feeling brave when you are described as such, that kind of thing. Do you notice the moment that you suddenly become newsworthy, is the narrator almost … [Read more...] about Everyone has a story.
We've been sent some great stuff to review as part of the 100 books challenge, but this has been one of Small's favourites. So I'm particularly glad to have been sent two copies - meaning I can give one away without having to pry it out of Small's grasping fingers! We like Haynes stuff here. … [Read more...] about Wallace & Gromit: Cracking Contraptions Manual by Haynes – review and giveaway #100books
Few more reviews that the kids finished off earlier. Big reviewed There's A Pharaoh In Our Bath! - her third Jeremy Strong of the week I think. And I took a look at the fourth Astral Legacies book, The Elephants' Call, as sent to us by Top That Publishing. Small read and reviewed The Great … [Read more...] about And still they came #100books
On our library raid yesterday I spotted a book with a geodesic dome on the cover. I couldn't resist, and added to the pile of 71 books we were bringing home with us. It's an interesting take. Turns out that Barrington Stoke, the publishers, are working very hard to design books for reluctant … [Read more...] about Connor's Eco den #100Books