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 9Flats.com. Now, I don’t have the best track record when it comes to travel, so…

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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…

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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 www.ferrero-range.co.uk, and to spread some general Christmas cheer… Well, it would have…

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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…

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