Children’s Book Review: Jack’s Amazing Shadow

Jack's Amazing Shadow by Tom Percival

Jack's Amazing Shadow is a beautifully illustrated story by Tom Percival, all about Jack and his best friend who happens to be his rather incredible shadow. But even best friends fall out and when Jack gets the blame for something his shadow … [Continue reading]

Household Appliances that Look Good but Perform Better

This is a guest post featuring some household appliances including American style fridge freezers.  It's important that gadgets look good and fit neatly into the design and general look of our homes, but gadgets aren't just there to please the … [Continue reading]

Surcare Sensitive Skin Laundry

Surcare Sensitive Superconcentrated Gel

I was asked to review Surcare Sensitive Skin Superconcentrated Gel washing liquid and I agreed because Tilly has eczema on the backs on her knees. It always looks far worse than it actually is, but nevertheless it would nice not to exacerbate it … [Continue reading]

Leapster GS Review

The Leapster GS

If you'd asked me before I had children if I'd be happy for them to use hand held gaming devices I'd probably have said no; because in my idealistic projection of life with children they wouldn't be needed, wanted or tolerated. We'd all be … [Continue reading]