Category: News & reviews

What to buy the one-year-old who has it all – with Magformers

As you will probably have read already, last week ‘the baby’ (henceforth, the small toddler) turned a whole year old! One whole, entire year of ridiculous sleep deprivation, explosive poos and almost daily vomit until a few months ago. I genuinely don’t know how, but we survived. Hurrah! I’m bloody tired, …

Happy first birthday with BakerDays cake

There are very few things that I would publicly state that I am connoisseur of, but cake is most definitely among them. I very, very rarely say no to cake. If you want to know the way to my heart, it is a good lemon drizzle. Or fruit cake. Or …

He’s in fashion with Funky Giraffe Bibs review

I am fortunate, so some say, in that I have had the opportunity to experience producing and mothering both a girl and a boy baby.  Obviously from this very small sample size I really can’t extrapolate much; for what it’s worth my girl baby was happier and (although I did …

How to not give crap presents with Wicked Uncle review

I was very excited to be contacted by a website, Wicked Uncle.¬† It might sound like a dodgy band name but Wicked Uncle is in fact a website aimed primarily at relatives of children who have been tasked with buying a gift and have absolutely no idea what to go …

My experience with laser eye surgery

This was written on 12 May 2008, when I’d just had my Lasik laser eye surgery. It’s now November 2017 – nearly ten years later! – but, having had to go searching for this sporadically during the last eight years when the subject of laser eye surgery came up, I …