Yearly Archives: 2015

Most sensational


Created by the folk at Bradford Exchange in Blighty this Muppet Themed cuckoo clock has been selling out in the USofA faster than they can churn them out. So much demand in fact that here in the UK we’re not even being offered them for purchase as yet, so, you’ll …

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Fire Brigades 150th birthday bash


  London Fire Brigade celebrates its 150th anniversary this year and have partnered with Playmobil. This stop-motion video is all about teaching kids about fire safety and highlighting some of the services that fire fighters provide and will be used in schools as part of the Fire Brigades education program. There simply …

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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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Property Ladder


It is a most entertaining game yet has the ability to strike up family feuds in an instant, turning the once placid player into a tyrant at the roll of a dice. Still, we love that about you Monopoly, and you’ve been around for 80 years so there is still …

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Seek out the Spooks and SHOOT

ghost hunt evolution

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

on Track

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

anki starter pack

  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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Dangermouse Stamps – Get some!

Danger Mouse Stamps

We bring you amazing and fantastic news from Danger Mouse HQ regarding the International super spy and his Royal Mail association. An A4 stamp sheet portrays ten scenes from the iconic series with all the characters to boot. Penfold, colonel K, Baron Greenback characters included. The A4 sheet portrays ten scenes from the world …

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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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