We have just been to Disneyland Paris and what am time we had, however on the build up to our trip it got me thinking about what my favourite Disney film is and why its my favourite. Now I can tell you Olivers and Leos favourites because I get driven mad by them on DisneyLife on a daily occurrence. Olivers are without a doubt Cars, … Continue reading Our Favourite Disney Movies!
This past week in our house the word has most definitely been Disney. As we prepare for our trip to Disneyland Paris we have obviously been saying Disney a lot. We had a reveal of our trip in the Disneystore recently where Oliver found out that we were going and he went nuts, he is so excited it's amazing and stressful all rolled into one. … Continue reading Word of the Week Wednesday # 3: Disney!
Over the last weekend CBS revealed a new trailer of their new Star Trek series, Discovery. In fact over the last week there have been little snippets released here and there helping to raise the profile of the much slated new series. Yep, I said much slated, unfortunately like I the recent Doctor Who conflict following the revelation that the next Doctor was going to be … Continue reading Star Trek Discovery
One of those things I will remember from childhood is the Saturday evenings and Sunday afternoons spent making various Airfix models, so when the lovely people from Airfix got in contact and asked if you would like to review some of their kits to mark the release of the new movie Dunkirk, which is out today, I jumped at the chance. We were sent four … Continue reading Airfix Spitfire and Messerschmitt Bf109E-3: Review
Anyone who reads the blog regularly will know that I am a huge Star Trek fan and have been for a long, long time. What a lot of people might not know, unless you know me in real life is that I am also a huge Doctor Who fan. Now you will have to had been in a cave since yesterday afternoon if you haven’t … Continue reading A Revelation!
Our Easter break in this household lasted three whole weeks, three weeks I hear you say!!! Yep three weeks. My wife works in a private school and they have longer and different holidays from state schools. As Oliver attends their Pre-Prep he also got three weeks off. As you can imagine keeping the kids entertained for three weeks was difficult but we decided to take … Continue reading A Very Disney Easter
Today is First Contact Day and is celebrated around the world by Star Trek fans everywhere. When Star Trek was first aired, over fifty years ago, no one had a clue as to the impact this science fiction show would have on the world. Fast forward to today and Star Trek is a series that has spawned four further live action TV series (soon to … Continue reading First Contact Day!
My youngest son has recently become a huge Fireman Sam fan, we’ve watched a lot of the more recent stuff and I’ve even found the originals from way back when on YouTube. Whilst watching it with him I got to thinking that it must be a lovely place to live, it seems like a lovely small town with beautiful rolling hills and mountains surrounding it, … Continue reading Would you Live in Pontypandy?
A while back I posted a My Sunday Photo post of Oliver’s new found love of Lego and in particular the Batman range. Well since that post that love for Batman has increased to the point he has actually asked for Lego Batman sets for his birthday this coming Thursday. The weird thing about it all is the fact we have actually not taken him to … Continue reading The Lego Batman Conundrum
Tips for Halloween on a budget. Welcome to A Spookily Thrifty Halloween! With Halloween now less then a week away we thought we would spend the next few days giving you hints, tips and craft ideas to help keep the cost of those Halloween Parties for the kids down. We are covering everything from Decs and Food through to Costumes and Music. So stay tuned … Continue reading A Spookily Thrifty Halloween!