Things I Have Forgotten

I have a theory about the human brain. I think it basically has a finite capacity, a bit like a laptop hard drive. And when your mental hard drive is full, what’s left either gets punted to an external drive (phone, diary) or is simply discarded. In my case, a… View Post

Win a Family Ticket to Magic Summer Live

So, I have a confession to make. When Flea was younger, I never bought any of those Baby-Einstein-plinky-plonk-make-your-toddler-clever-by-magic CDs. Nor did I buy any sing-along-the-wheels-on-the-bus-until-you-want-to-tear-off-your-own-ears-because-you-can’t-listen-to-it-a-second-longer CDs. When one of my friends asked me why, I said it was because I didn’t want to listen to them. Just like I never… View Post

Win a Playmobil Advent Calendar

  It’s no secret that we’re big Playmobil fans round these parts. I’ve been lucky enough to meet one of the founders of the company on a visit to the Playmobil HQ in Germany, and Flea has been a Playmobil playologist for the last two years, which has involved trying… View Post