2nd December 2014 Helen 10Comment

This month the kiddies have been staying retro and still enjoying Inspector Gadget. Car journeys have become actually enjoyable (my three are real car whingers) since they like to imagine that we are being followed by M.A.D. agents working for the evil Dr.Claw. Clearly, it’s anything for a quiet life round here.  They’ve also being going mad for The Smurfs (spot my influence once more!) and a new one called Oscar’s Oasis whichhas them falling around laughing. It’s a short non-verbal cartoon about a little lizard living in the desert, with lots of calamitous accidents and slapstick humour. I have to admit it’s very…

1st November 2014 Helen 4Comment

I’m sure I’m not the only one who is a little bit shocked to find we are now officially in November … not least because I’m running up to the proverbial teacher a little late with my Netflix Stream Team October homework. I’ll give myself major kudos this month for not having fallen into the habit of relying on the telly while battling being mega tired, a rainy midterm break and the constant high maintenance house viewings.  Bar one pyjama day during the break, I’ve been holding fast to the 5pm tv deadline. I’m finding that – just like with the Freesat box…