New Playmobil for 2012: Recommendations

An overview of the new Playmobil 2012 ranges from Toy Fair in London, including Playmobil Future Planet, Playmobil Harbour, Playmobil Stone Age, Playmobil Western, Playmobil Pirates and more.
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Things to do in Cologne when you’re six.

A couple of days before Christmas, I set off with Flea and my Mum for a 2 night trip to Cologne’s Christmas markets, courtesy of budget airline Germanwings, with accommodation provided by a website called Now, I don’t have the best track record when it comes to travel, so… View Post

The one where we review a Playmobil Wildlife Station

  Regular readers of my blog will know that I love Playmobil. Last year, I was lucky enough to travel to the middle of Germany to visit the global headquarters of Playmobil, where I met the company’s founder, and also got to spend some time at the Playmobil Fun Park… View Post

Would you like to win a hamper of chocolate? Of course you would.

I don't go in for competitions or gimmicks like giveaways on this site. No, I'm all about the high-quality editorial. Then someone offered me one of these babies* to give away to celebrate the relaunch of Ferrero’s website, and to spread some general Christmas cheer… Well, it would have… View Post

How to Organise the World’s Best Sleepover

This week saw a momentous milestone in the Whittle household – Flea’s first sleepover. It didn’t start well, because one of us had completely forgotten there was a sleepover. I think you know it wasn’t the five-year-old. No worries, we managed to get everyone safely out of the school's late… View Post