Month: November 2017

Review: Cubetto Colouring Pack

The Cubetto Colouring Pack in action.

We loved reviewing Cubetto earlier this year. The friendly little robot provided a fantastic introduction to coding and the boys have enjoyed playing with him regularly ever since. It was very welcome news, then, to learn that an add-on kit is now¬†available. If you’re as old as me, you may remember Turtle robots which could …

Introducing BIC SHAVE CLUB

For most of us, BIC is synonymous with disposable razors and our first forays into shaving. But, in the same way that fashions change – more on that shortly – products do too. BIC SHAVE CLUB is a brand new subscription service which allows subscribers to receive fresh blades on a monthly or bimonthly basis. …

Our first protest march

A father and daughter at a protest march.

With our local library under threat of closure, I’ve been helping out with the fight to keep it open lately. As a result, the whole family experienced a first at the weekend. Our first protest march! I’m slightly ashamed that, despite coming from a family with a proud history of protesting – indeed, my Mum …

Introducing Google Home Mini

The Google Home Mini.

Our Google Home Assistant is easily the best bit of tech added to our house this year. We use it every day for a variety of things. These include checking the weather forecast before the school run and keeping the kids entertained. As a result it has set up permanent residence downstairs. This is great …