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Review: Total Action Football

Total Action Football.

Since Dylan and Xander discovered football, I’ve been looking forward to much. As well as kickabouts and watching it, there are plenty of games to enjoy together. Being ‘Captain Clumsy’ and ‘Captain Carnage’ respectively, they’re not ready for my childhood favourite yet but here’s a great alternative. Total Action Football is a five-a-side game that’s quick …

The lost toys

It’s been well over a week since I wrote about something that’s irritating me a little bit, so here’s the latest thing I’m slightly miffed about… Dylan and Xander have lost toys – or, more specifically, parts of them. Now I have some fairly obsessive tendencies. You wouldn’t think it if you saw the state of our …

The label guy

A meerkat toy with a chewed label.

“Once you label me, you negate me,” said the philosopher Kierkegaard once upon a time. Let’s skate over the fact that I only know them thanks to Wayne’s World. Although he was probably using these immortal words to articulate the profound folly of those who base what they say about others on relatively limited information and understanding, …