Shell LEGO Ferrari Car Giveaway!

Cos I’m sick of standing on the stuff! Well, I’d like to, but not really – I would be lynched, or possibly harangued by my children until I went insane. Or, insaner than I already am! You may have heard, recently (around the time the F1 Grand Prix was on,…

The Rules of LEGO Construction

Monkey Boy, after saving up most of the year and hoarding all his birthday and Christmas money (to the point of selling us a number vouchers he received) purchased a LEGO train on eBay. Upon arrival, I claimed the package, as it was clearly addressed to me, and made him…

No Time For Thinking

This week, not to mention the last fortnight or so, and the following few weeks proceeding this week, are just a wee bit crazy. There is, of course, Christmas shopping (or even Christmas Thinking About) to be done on top of my “usual” craziness. This is, as is wont to…

Shopping with the …um … kids

We had one of those moments after school where things not only didn’t conflict, but worked out remarkably well! Hurrah! For it is but a rare occasion when two things meld so remarkably. We had to kill a bit of time after school, and Grumpy Pants needed a few things…