Love love love these Mustang winter boots!
Oct05

Love love love these Mustang winter boots!

Come on – we all need some lovely winter boots. and yes they need to be warm and practical. But they also need to be pree-tttyyyy. And just look at these Mustang winter boots (I spotted them over on Zalando)… The thing is, winter bots can be a bit tricky. Buying good ones is an investment, so many of us only get one pair; and that one pair has to try and work with everything. Jeans, leggings, woolly tights and a...

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Top Ten MSF Picks for Teens?
Oct04

Top Ten MSF Picks for Teens?

We all know teenagers: moody, only talk in emojis and never off their phones? Yep. But anyone who spends any time with them knows that they’re also some of the most open-minded, radical and future-thinking people around. Get young minds blossoming with our top ten picks for teens at Manchester Science Festival this October… It’s going to be v lit. 1. Man on the Moon programmeShow: Tuesday 16 October – Saturday 20 OctoberWorkshops:...

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Spotted: Copper Thermos Food Flask
Oct03

Spotted: Copper Thermos Food Flask

It’s that time of year again – it may still be warm, but there’s a briskness in the air which is crying out for some soup – and obviously a Thermos food flask. I know, I know. It’s not glamorous. It makes no attempt to woo you with it’s pretty wiles (though I’ll say unashamedly here and now that that copper colour is damned fine looking). And yet – nothing beats the Thermos Food Flask....

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Octopath Traveller Review – Not For Pre-Teens, and Sadly Frustrating.
Oct01

Octopath Traveller Review – Not For Pre-Teens, and Sadly Frustrating.

Not being a real gamer myself (though I’ve completed every Halo on Legendary *proud*), I did what I always do and handed the Octopath Traveller Review over to a local professional. Or teenager, as they’re more commonly known. Here’s what Joe, 17, has to say… Octopath Traveller is Nintendos latest attempt at an old school traditional JRPG. With its HD-2D art style, engaging battle system, and sumptuous musical...

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The Kånken – the only backpack your teen needs is made by Fjällräven
Aug28

The Kånken – the only backpack your teen needs is made by Fjällräven

I’ve wanted one of these bags since the 90’s And no, I’ve still not got around to getting one.There’s something so pleasing in their cool, uncaring simplicity. Not for Fjällräven is the need to keep up with style trends and shiny features. They designed and made a backpack that works back in the 1970’s – and they’ve been making it brilliantly ever since. In true Swedish style, the Kånken is...

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Ted Baker Sale! #LoveTheSales
Aug06

Ted Baker Sale! #LoveTheSales

Whoever said money can’t buy happiness simply didn’t know where to go shopping. – Bo Derek So how’s the hunt going for that outfit for the kids for the summer wedding/party/family dinner out? I know, it’s a nightmare isn’t it?If you’re like me, the kids get one ‘good’ outfit; it sees them through anything that requires more than their usual daily diet of shorts and tees at this...

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