Monthly Archives: June 2012

Mad for it . . .

Weird how some songs/bands/music can totally define an era for you, isn’t it? For me, hearing a Stone Roses song catapults me right back to student days:a particular night club, particular people doing a particular kind of dance, drinking, smoking, smiling. Good times.

Last  night – we went to the reunion tour. ***Manc accent” “It was top.” Continue reading


June 30, 2012 · 9:08 pm

Crafting for the Imperfectionist . . . “Sparkle Lellefant.”

CRAFT POST CRAFT POST CRAFT POST! GET ME GET ME GET ME! ***Flexes fingers and pushes spectacles up nose in an “arty” way*** I know, there are loads of craft bloggers. Like, proper crafty  people who really know their stuff, eat breath and sleep sticky back plastic, glitter glue and ink pads, and a flipping good job they do too! I know I’ve referred to these Glue-gun Gurus countless times. Continue reading


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In My Day . . . (a warning we’re getting boring!)

It’s come to my attention that there are  a lot of posts floating about social networking sites like the following:

” We are the last generation who learned to play in the street, we are the 1st who’ve played video games, and were the last to record songs off the radio on cassettes and we are the pioneers of walkmans and chat rooms. We learned how to program the VCR before anyone else, play with the Atari, Super Nintendo and believed that the Internet would be a free world. Continue reading


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Galts Super Marble Run – A Review

Mummy’s Review

The Super Marble Run by Galt is a colourful construction set made up of lots of slot-together pieces, chutes, roundabouts, a paddle wheel, steps and tubes. It comes with 8 marbles to watch clatter down whatever structures you choose to build – however simple or complex they are.

This toy is ace! Seriously. Continue reading


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Hmmm . . . feel like I’ve forgotten something . . ?

“Stronger families and a more responsible society – is so vital for the future of our country.” David Cameron Continue reading

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