February, 2015

  • 28 February

    I want to ride my…..

    Balance bike are utterly brilliant

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  • 26 February

    DC Superheroes & Co

    Now I try and avoid hoarding playthings in my house, the kids have stuff all over the place and if I were to add to this treasure collection my popularity rating would plummet with her-who-should-be-listened-to and, ultimately, my stuff cast in a box anyway. My garage however is a hoarders …

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  • 11 February

    The shambolic stunt that can only U-turn

    Labour team decided that a pink/magenta long wheel base bus, which looks as if it had a previous life ferrying hens around seaside

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  • 4 February

    Secret stash to mark Monopoly milestone

    When first presented to execs it was the one that almost got away, Parker Brothers didn’t like it but the inventor went away, made some tweaks, went back and they lapped it up like the man from Del Monte. The property trading play has acquired cult status these past eight …

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January, 2015

  • 13 January

    Storage solution in just two moves

    You could just set this oversized Rubik cube in any corner and marvel at how this inanimate object becomes a talking point near every time someone new sees it. Measuring in at 45cm each way round the lid lifts off for storage and pops back on to create a rather …

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  • 12 January

    LEGO lovers rejoice

    A new club has opened its doors, and you should be very excited if you a) have a fleeting fancy for the Danish brick b) love your LEGO and treat yourself occasionally to a new set or c) are an avid builder and can’t get enough sets, often spending household …

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  • 9 January

    Double Decker from the Danes

    he Double Decker Couch is here, model number 70818 to enhance your enquiry and mark you out as a full on AFOL. So, there is the marvellous Emmet invention, the man himself, ghost, Lord Business, Benny and Unikitty in a seated position. The three human minifigures have dual expressions for mood alteration as does kitty

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  • 7 January

    Just add belief…

    Queen Kate and the National Fairy Council dropped me an email late last night introducing me to the delights of the Irish Fairy Door Company, they’ve been spreading the word in the ROI to date but are now looking to set up their fluttering magical friends across homes in the …

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  • 6 January

    Election excitement

    The latest Wasgij imagine puzzle from Jumbo has just hit the shelves, each one looking at fictitious outcomes of this years General Election. There’s going to be little you can do to avoid the build-up, the constant banter between those out-of-touch people in power and so let us fully embrace …

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  • 5 January

    Engineering feet

    Further collaboration from the Meccano brand this time comes from a tie-up with high end fashion brand Loewe

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