Monthly Archives: June 2020

Stranger Things – The ride(s)

We were just wondering which one to amuse ourselves with, each is far too small for our inside leg requirements but we are hovering over the buy button on the Mongoose – You? Lucas’s bike – complete with bandana

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LEGO Technics sets get the 20% off treatment at Argos

It is likely that all your LEGO sets have had the lockdown treatment, done and dusted, sitting on the shelf, your furlough fund running a little light. Rejoice brick fans, Argos have just pulled at 20% off rabbit from their bag on a select few Technic sets and there are …

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Create your own back garden waterpark

Say pfft to inflatable pools people what you’re after (despite not knowing it yet) are more impressive things than the neighbours have. Yes, lockdown has driven us to this point of wanting to “beat the Joneses”. So, perhaps you’ll go for the over-the-fence six-foot high sprinkling Unicorn? Or tempted by …

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Car showrooms in lockdown no longer

YASS – Car showrooms are open once more, how many weeks have I hankered after a new motor during this crisis, well, none. In the spirit though of getting the economy back on its feet I’m guessing, and I have not ploughed through eery vocation, that this might be one …

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Pokémon – A new way to play

It has arrived, the adaptation we didn’t even know we wanted but absolutely do now. They’ve only gone and announced the Pokémon first-ever board game of the classic Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG), surely the most popular and best-selling trading card games in the world. We love them, kids love …

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Wall worthy jigsaw puzzles

Early lockdown saw sales of jigsaws spike up to 300% and they’ve now entered the zeitgeist right alongside board games. Never enter into anything more than a giant-sized toddler ten-piece Pepper Pig puzzle if you haven’t a modicum of patience. Set your state of mind to moderately calm and whack …

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