Advent: December 7th

Here is today’s Advent song. Do you know what this one is? I think this one’s pretty easy. The rules

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Advent: December 6th

What Christmas song could this be? Prizes now include: – a space on a bitesize workshop with Anna Dorward Learning Solutions Ltd – a £50 gift certificate from Mandy Charlton Photography – two signed lap maps from Colin Shelbourn – chocolate from Curiously Wicked – a gingerbread man kit from Park View Kitchen – a…

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Advent: December 5th

Here’s todays Advent song. What’s this one? The rules

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Advent: December 4th

Here’s todays Advent song. Do you know what this one is? Please pop your comments below to be in with a chance of winning: The rules

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Advent: December 3rd

Yesterday a new prize was added to the things you can win – there’s now a £50 Mandy Charlton gift certificate up for grabs too. Fantastic! Once some more of the prizes have arrived in the post I’ll take a photo of the nice things that you can win, including a notebook from Dab and…

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Advent: December 2nd

Here’s the second song to guess. There’s now some Curiously Wicked Chocolate up for grabs too! (Provided I can leave it alone) Everybody got it right yesterday – well done! Here’s a reminder of the rules.

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Advent: December 1st

For the first day of the competition I thought we’d start with a nice easy one! What song is this? Please pop your answer in the comments below. Rules here.

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Advent Competition

I’m only just starting to get my head around Christmas shopping, had a wonderful shopping expedition yesterday in Whitley Bay and Newcastle, so I have finally made some progress! Woo! In the run up to Christmas there’s such a lot to sort out isn’t there? It’s a very busy time – buying presents, planning menus,…

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Is your business a Flamingo or a Goose?

Last Thursday my daughter turned two. We took her to the Washington Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust to see the birds, because she loves birds. I thought she’d love the Flamingos in particular because they are pink (she likes pink), but they were really boring. They just stood about looking prawn-coloured and hauty, not living up…

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Spotlight: John Coatsworth

My mum’s just bought a fantastic book as a Christmas present for someone (someone who I hope doesn’t read this blog!) Naturally, I had to pinch it as the pictures are great! It’s by John Coatsworth and is called ‘Painting the Toon.’ John Coatsworth grew up in Byker and started drawing on huge sheets of…

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