Another perfect day: My ranking of favourite Beatrix Potter stories

Hope you're all having a lovely Easter break! It's when the weather starts turning towards Spring again, that I am immediately seeking out some old literary favourites that evoke my fondest memories of this time of year in particular.  This usually includes, but is not limited to: Wordsworth's famous Romantic poem 'The Daffodils', Arthur Ransome's … Continue reading Another perfect day: My ranking of favourite Beatrix Potter stories

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My Ultimate Christmas Toys of Childhood

It's fair to say I had some pretty spiffing Christmases growing up. Being in a family of seven as well, always meant that our living room on Christmas morning was a Technicolor haze of wild wrapping paper strewn abandon, like some sort of elf convention on steroids. But we also had our traditions as well … Continue reading My Ultimate Christmas Toys of Childhood