We’ve had a lovely Christmas. We’ve spent time with family and friends, and we’ve had time at home just the four of us. We have played board games and built Lego. We have also over-indulged in chocolate and watched too much TV, but that’s all part of the fun, right? 😉 As usual the kids […]
A couple of weeks ago I had the amazing opportunity to speak at an event organised by Fundamentally Children (the people behind The Good Toy Guide and The Good App Guide) at the Apple Store in Covent Garden. I was part of an expert panel, discussing great tech toys for Christmas. Simon Jary the publisher ofMacworld, […]
At the age of just 7, my daughter’s belief in Father Christmas is wavering. She’s already sussed out that the tooth fairy doesn’t exist, and is starting to ask questions about Santa as well. However there is one thing that seems to keep reassuring her that Santa is real, and that is the fact that […]
At the end of November I was asked by Hewlett Packard if I would like to join in with their bloggers advent challenge. We would get the chance to try out one of their “all-in-one” printers, and use it to complete various tasks they would set us. I was intrigued, because I haven’t played with […]
I am starting to wonder if I am alone in loving the “round robin” letters that arrive every year tucked into our Christmas cards. They seem to be very out of “vogue” at the moment, and I’ve noticed the number I receive seems to be less each year, but I’m still merrily producing and sending […]
As I munch on the last mince pie from the box I find myself looking back over the past week to reflect on Christmas 2013 in the geek household. And a very pleasant one it’s been too. For me, the essence of Christmas is home and family, pure and simple. It’s about the build up, […]
We’re in what I call the “lull” – the few days after the chaos of Christmas, before the chaos of New Year. Quite often I have to work during this time, but this year, due to the way Christmas has fallen, I’m actually not back to work until January 2nd – result! And to be […]
I hope however you are celebrating you have a peaceful and happy holidays.