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By now you’ve probably had a load of “New Year, New You” emails. All telling you how this year is going to be YOUR year to do something amazing. All you need to do is make a resolution……and stick to it. And about now you’ve probably decided that sticking to it is not an option. … More Sticking to resolutions is hard
Have you dreamt of receiving a letter telling you you’re really a witch or wizard and you’ve just been admitted to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry? As Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, the primary setting for the first six books in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, is a fictional British school of magic this remains a dream. Or does … More The School of Witchcraft and Wizardry
The International Day of Friendship is celebrated annually around the world on 30th July. It was set up by the United Nations in 2011 as the day when worldwide friendships are promoted. UN encourage the concept of friendships across diverse backgrounds and cultures. The aim is to promote the role that friendship plays in promoting peace in … More Celebrate Friendship on July 30
What’s an Escape Room? Escape rooms are immersive, live games where groups of players are locked in a room and must solve clues and puzzles to escape. Think Da Vinci code meets Crystal Maze. Popular themes include exploring Egyptian tombs, defusing cold war bombs, escaping mad scientists and searching for pirate treasure. Why do this? Recently Natalie … More Mindfulness and Escape rooms
As people become saturated and fatigued by material things, experiences are the things that make us feel rich. But what if those luxury experiences start to feel manufactured? Instead of just looking for things to do, try looking for things to learn. Not necessarily traditional educations. How about acquiring a new skill? Become accomplishment focused. … More Learn something new
Time to treat Mum. While giving mum flowers or chocolates are great suggestions, don’t you think she’d love spending time with her family on her special day? Scavenger hunts are fun and entertaining for family functions. Yes, a scavenger hunt is an unconventional Mother’s Day gift. But it’s one mum can share with her family. … More Plan now for Mother’s Day – Sunday 11th March 2018
At this time of year a lot of families make their annual trip to a pantomime. This form of family entertainment was developed in England, although it’s origins can be traced back to classical theatre. Performed throughout the United Kingdom during the Christmas and New Year season, the shows tell stories based on well-known fairy tales. … More Pantomime season…oh yes it is!
Notorious criminal Mr X is on the run in Central London. Can Scotland Yard’s finest detectives track him down, or will he escape forever? One player takes on the role of Mr X, whilst other players take on the role of detectives and work as a team to try to find him. Mr X only … More The Scotland Yard Board Game
Knowing what present to buy your loved one can be tough. But do you really want to give them a farm’s worth of livestock and a party load of people? Pity the poor recipient in The Twelve Days of Christmas. This traditional English Christmas carol, first published in England in 1780, tells the story of … More Wondering what to give your true love this Christmas?