I know what you’re thinking, that we googled ‘what is the dullest article you can write?’ and what we came up with was can you put jeans in the tumble dryer? – but you’re wrong! This is at the cutting edge of what people really want to know – our top ranking article on this site is about what paint you should use, matt, silk, … Continue reading Can you put Jeans in the Tumble Dryer?
We’ve gathered some top tips for new cyclists whether you are contemplating taking up cycling for exercise, to avoid trains and busses on your commute, or as a new family activity, you are not alone! The increase in take-up of cycling over recent months has been phenomenal! But, if you haven’t ridden a bike since your own childhood, where on earth would you start in … Continue reading Six top tips for new cyclists: Get on your bike
Pass the Pigs conjures up memories of any childhood, sat in the back of the car or in an airport – long journeys with my sister sat beside me as we threw the little pigs into their case to see just how they would land. Admittedly we probably sometimes threw them at each other too! Fastforward thirty odd years and here I am a fully … Continue reading Pass the Pigs – Garden Edition
Yuko B (written Yūko.B if our anglophone keyboards allow us) manages to bring two corners of the fashion world together with Korean inspired fashion and homewares filtered through a little French style. They have taken objects in daily use such as handbags, socks, dinnerware, bento lunch boxes, and pillows, and through clever use of design and colour, managed to produce a catalogue for fashion and … Continue reading Yuko B brings Korean style to home and fashion
Teaching kids digital literacy is more important now than ever before. As media devices become more accessible and gaming apps for children increase in popularity, kids need to be able to understand the technology they’re using and how to do so appropriately. The importance of digital literacy By the time a child reaches primary age, they can confidently access the internet, play games and watch … Continue reading Are your kids smarter than you?
This summer holiday, my son was looking to learn to code. I searched for local kids coding opportunities, workshops, or classes and found one running at our local library. It was fully booked and the waiting list was overrun. What if there were more local education centres to interest our children in useful skills for modern employment. Then, I got a call from Code Ninjas, … Continue reading Kids Coding: When Screen Time can be good