Month: March 2014

Review: Bizzy Bitz

Both Dylan and Xander have embraced their creative sides a lot more of late and really enjoy making things. Dylan does so in order to enjoy the end result, whereas Xander seems to take more joy in building things so that he can knock them over afterwards. Each to their own. But they clearly both …

Curse of the commentators

Barry Davies, Tony Gubba and Martin Tyler… to this list of my favourite commentators must be added that of Dylan who, in recent weeks, has become prolific at describing everything. Granted, he doesn’t narrate the goings on of football matches like these legends of the commentary box, but he does with just about everything else. …

Review: Trunki suitcases

Two Trunki suitcases.

We’re off on our first family holiday later this year. I’m eagerly anticipating it and dreading it in equal measure. One of the many things we needed to do in advance of it was to get Dylan and Xander some toddler-friendly luggage to hold all the boredom-busting ‘essentials’ for the interminable wait that is sitting …

Peppa Pig: The case against

“All that I know most surely about morality and obligations, I owe to football” – Albert Camus “All that we know most surely about brattishness and insubordination, we owe to Peppa Pig” – Dylan and Xander I’m only a week and a bit into my inter-job existence and there’s something that’s already starting to grind. …