Tag Archives: childhood

Do you have a childhood collection?

Do you have a collection of something that you started as a child?  This is a little post about mine. In August 1980 my best friend went to Ireland for her summer holiday with her family, and she sent me … Continue reading

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Treasured possessions

I think it’s fairly obvious to any reader of this blog that I LOVE books, I have felt the same way all my life, and will do my best to pass the passion on to Monkey.  Daddy P doesn’t read … Continue reading

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Game Review – Post Box Game – Orchard Toys

We were very excited to open our latest box from Orchard Toys for the Izziwizzi Kids #Playfest reviews. Wow – Post Box Game, a newly launched game for 1-4 players, aged 2 years+, Monkey is just over 3 years. Monkey … Continue reading

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Delaying tactics

Monkey is the master of delaying tactics at bedtime.  Sometimes I get cross; I’ve got things to do downstairs, I’m tired, friends coming round, blah blah blah. Sometimes I laugh and join in. Tonight I just enjoyed it all; the … Continue reading

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A bit of fun in the snow

Someone did forecast ‘heavy’ snow on Saturday didn’t they?  We were not impressed by the lack of the white stuff – Monkey wanted to make a snowman and go out on his sledge.  alas, that was not to be, but … Continue reading

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Goodbye little red car – beep beep

We said goodbye to Monkey’s first sit on car last week.  I got rather emotional 😦 When he was Christened at 6 months, we were given some Mothercare vouchers and decided to buy him a sit on car.  We found … Continue reading

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