Review: kNOW!

kNOW! by Ravensburger

Disclosure: I was sent a kNOW! board game to review and keep. This post also includes an affiliate link. We love our Google Home devices but I have to admit that we’ve slipped into using them for relatively little. Until now – step forward kNOW! a family-friendly game for up to six players. Billed as …

Christmas Gift Guide 2019

A festive background with the words "Christmas Gift Guide 2019" superimposed.

Disclosure: I was gifted the featured products. In addition, this post includes affiliate links. How is it almost that time again, eh? We’re hurtling towards the festive season so it’s time for my annual list of presents, or ‘Christmas Gift Guide 2019’ as I like to call it. This year, I’ve decided to focus on …

A rant about pavement etiquette

People showing good pavement etiquette by not vaping, cycling or staring at their phones.

One of the things I’m still getting used to in my now not-so-new job is the walk from the station to the office I work in. Not because of the increased exercise, you understand, but due to the eternally thorny issue of self-important people with appalling pavement etiquette. I can’t stand bad manners or people …

Kids are weird

Three children leaning into washing on a line. Kids are weird.

I’ve come to the conclusion that kids are weird. It has taken me nine years and three children to reach this verdict, but I definitely believe it to be the case. Of course, I’ve long suspected young humans of being a bit odd and have witnessed plenty of compelling evidence since becoming a dad – …