Hape Roadster & Sky Flyer Giveaway

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What were your favourite toys as a child? Mine seems so old fashioned, these days. I loved a metal train I had and a wooden farmyard set. In comparison to all the electronic gadgetry that kids have these days. They seem so simple. But that’s kind of the point of these toys and why I still buy toys like those …

Brik Tower Review and Giveaway

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The post contains Sponsored and affiliate links. To find out more please read my advertising and disclosure policy. You may well already be aware of how much we love construction toys in the Cartwright household. I have always been a fan, for the creative possibilities. But also the engineering, design and maths that are intertwined with play. How happy it …

5 lessons I learnt at school

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As the year 11’s prepare to leave and start revising for their exams. I began thinking back to my time at school. In mind mind it’s feels like I only just left and although some things have changed. A lot remains the same. In particular some important life lessons were formed in my time at high school and sixth form. …