Horrible Histories® Pirates at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

HMS Warrior

We love days out where the kids get to have fun, but learn without realising it and one of our favourite locations to visit locally is Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Another family favourite is the book / TV series Horrible Histories, so we were very excited to learn that a new family exhibition would be opening here in time for the Easter holidays. Horrible Histories® Pirates’ is based on the best-selling series by Terry Deary and illustrator Martin Brown and gives… Continue Reading “Horrible Histories® Pirates at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard”

The Easter Bunny Trail at Compton Acres

Japanese Gardens

Compton Acres is somewhere I have fond memories of visiting as a child, however, I have not been for years. Compton Acres is one of the UK’s finest privately-owned gardens, and a magical place for families to explore, especially now spring is coming into bloom. The kids collected their Easter Bunny Trail sheets from the entrance which challenged them to solve the mystery clues of who stole what from the Easter Bunny and where had they hidden it? The gardens’… Continue Reading “The Easter Bunny Trail at Compton Acres”

New Friends Gift Ideas from Pyramid International

Pyramid Intl Friends

Back in the 1990’s I was a huge fan of the hit sitcom Friends, which followed the merry misadventures of six 20-something pals as they navigate the pitfalls of work, life and love in 1990s Manhattan. In a world before TV streaming services, I would make sure I was home for the latest episode, but thankfully now it is a bit easier to watch as the entire series is available to watch on Netflix. Friends is still as popular today… Continue Reading “New Friends Gift Ideas from Pyramid International”

How Tradeshows are a Great Investment!

Trade Show Booth

For companies that want to publicise and showcase their products, tradeshows are a great investment. With the dot com boom and the advances in social media marketing, the value of trade shows has been overlooked in some industries. While Internet technology is changing the marketing landscape at a rapid pace, there are several unique benefits to having an exhibit presence at a trade show There are opportunities for fresh prospects at trade shows, with about 64 percent of attendees not… Continue Reading “How Tradeshows are a Great Investment!”

Build your own unique 3D craft collectible with EUGY


Do your kids like crafting? Eliza loves to build and make things, however, can lose interest very quickly if things are too complicated or tricky to do. Introducing EUGY 3D model collectables from Brainstorm. These beautifully detailed, yet simplified miniature animal figures are so easy to build. Made from environmentally friendly, biodegradable card with natural eco-friendly ink and non-toxic glue, simply pop out the shapes from the card and put them in left and right piles in number order. The… Continue Reading “Build your own unique 3D craft collectible with EUGY”