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Final Countdown

Worry not, Rachel Riley isn’t about to leave the small screen, we’re bringing you the lowdown on advent calendars, ones we’ve previewed, it felt as though we were bringing bad luck on ourselves – the things we do! Right, so there are obviously a fair few out there, prices ranging vastly …

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Seek out the Spooks and SHOOT

You’ll likely have all your standard Halloween entertainment ideas sorted out, spooky soundtracks, creepy cocktails and have loaded up on sugar rich sweets to donate to Trick or Treaters (grab multi bags of small Haribo). Now here’s an extra guest worth including in your celebrations, he goes by the name Billy …

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The names Bond

With the recent avalanche of Star Wars based playthings there has been hardly a mention ahead of the impending release of Spectre or anything play related surrounding 007. Hornby aren’t likely to ever let us down, as much a national treasure as the crime fighting/womanising man himself, so here is …

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ANKI Overdrive hits the shelves

  The wait is over folks, the video-game-to-life racing/battle system by the name of ANKI Overdrive goes on sale today. The starter set kicks in at £150 and that gets you ten pieces of track (four straights, six curves) enough to create eight layouts, charging station, risers and a couple …

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Music to your ears

Ever fancied being conductor and/or composer of classical tunage? Yes, us too. Now you jolly well can with this pack of 60 transparent cards which you arrange into compositions of 4, 8, 12 or 16 card sets, tap each ones code into the online studio, sit back, baton in hand, …

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Instant Magician “Just like that”

Describing itself as ‘the future of magic’ Marvin’s iMagic is possibly marking the beginning of the UK’s leading magic brand into the world of fortune telling too? Marvin’s iMagic interactive Box of Tricks combines props, video effects and an app to give you a bunch of tricks that are generally …

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Epic Scalextric set snagged for over Ten Grand

Dominos ex-delivery boy outbids others for his Scalextric Ultimate Track designed by Martin Brundle, with over £11,000 going to Children in Need. Yes, one Mr James Swift, a 39 year old Dominos Franchisee based in Swindon, this weekend outbid other Scalextric fans at CarFest South to win the track. “I began working …

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Record breakers birthday

According to Guinness World Records the whole idea for a book of records originated back in the 1950s with one Sir Hugh Beaver, Managing Director of the Guinness Brewery, was at a shooting party in County Wexford. The story goes that he and his compadres argued about the fastest game …

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