A Visit to London for Thomas the Tank Engine!

Thomas Visit to London

Egmont, the UK’s leading children’s publisher, has launched of the latest instalment to its Thomas the Tank Engine adventures with the release of  to celebrate the Queen’s birthday this month. In this new book, the little blue engine will be making his way to London to celebrate an exciting milestone in British history: the Queen’s 90th Birthday.   On his way to the capital, Thomas will visit a number of iconic London landmarks, from St Paul’s Cathedral to the Houses of… Continue Reading “A Visit to London for Thomas the Tank Engine!”

A Thomas Premier and Exploring London

Last weekend had a Thomas the Tank Engine theme.  On the Saturday we visited Thomas Land in Tamworth and Sunday saw us in Leicester Square rubbing shoulders with the likes of Sophie Ellis Bextor and Stacey Solomon who were among a host of celebrities guests walking the blue carpet with us at the premiere of Thomas & Friends™ latest and greatest adventure, Sodor’s Legend of the Lost Treasure. Celebrating 70 wonderful years of everyone’s favourite little blue engine, the new… Continue Reading “A Thomas Premier and Exploring London”

To Sodor and Back at Thomas Land

Thomas land

I may have mentioned it before but Sebastian is Thomas the Tank Engine mad so one of his birthday presents was tickets to go to Thomas Land at Drayton Manor. We last went to Thomas Land when Sebby was just 3 months old and really enjoyed exploring Thomas Land, the zoo and Drayton Manor Park itself but they opened the new Thomas Land expansion earlier on this year and we were keen to see what they had done. We set… Continue Reading “To Sodor and Back at Thomas Land”

Drayton Manor – Home to Thomas Land


It’s funny how my children are all obsessed by different TV series / toys, despite having access to the same ones. With Abbey it was everything Disney, Callan was Bob the Builder, Kian was Thomas the Tank Engine, Isaac was Fireman Sam and Eliza is Ben & Holly! We used to love taking Kian to Swanage Railway when they were running their Day out with Thomas” events and were really disappointed when they stopped doing them.  Kian could name every… Continue Reading “Drayton Manor – Home to Thomas Land”