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Leslie Rickerby

Reviews / Giveaways

5 Chic Designer Handbags for 2020

Widely coveted, fervently collected, and relentlessly copied, designer handbags have consistently stood as the definitive fashion piece of their time. They play as much of a role in elevating your ensemble as they do in keeping your worldly possessions safely by your side. Take…

March 31, 2020

Corona Chronicles

I didn’t want to fill my blog with lots of posts about the Corona Virus and what it means, what affects it’s having on various aspect of ours and everyone’s lives – but I do feel that I need a place for a bit…

March 22, 2020
Reviews / Giveaways STEM

Botley The Coding Robot – Review and Giveaway

{Botley was gifted to us for the purposes of this review and giveaway, thoughts are my own and honest}Meet Botley, the screen-free coding robot that my kids have come to love. It’s cute, simple to operate and a great alternative to programming apps and…

February 16, 2020
STEM

My Five Favourite Fictional Female Scientists

Today is International Day of Women and Girls in Science and so I wanted to share with you some of my favourite fictional female scientists. These are in no particular order other than the order they came to me in but all worth celebrating…

February 11, 2020

Why a new roof is a great investment

Now there’s no doubt that your home is indeed a great investment – probably the most important one we ever make. But to paraphrase a certain fictional superhuman, with great investment comes great responsibility (not to mention further investment along the way).  But regardless…

January 30, 2020
STEM

Our FIRST LEGO League Jr Journey – Welcome to Boomtown.

Last week we had our first official meet up since registering our team. We’re still finalising our team members as a couple of them have had to drop out unfortunately but we’re enjoying it all the same. If you’ve never heard of the FIRST…

January 24, 2020

Inflata Nation opens at PE1, Peterborough.

Last week, we had the absolute pleasure of being invited along to the opening launch of Inflata Nation, Peterborough. You may have heard of Inflata Nation before as there are venues in Manchester, Birmingham, Newcastle and Glasgow, as well as a couple of others…

January 23, 2020
Travel and Local

Cabaret comes to Peterborough, New Theatre.

AD: Gifted Tickets (also contains spoilers)I’ve really been enjoying visiting The New Theatre lately. So far over the past couple of months, we’ve seen the Wizard of Oz Pantomime, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat and most recently, Cabaret. I knew very little about…

January 23, 2020

Joseph brings his Technicolour Coat to Peterborough

Yesterday, Liam and I celebrated our 6th wedding anniversary. We weren’t going to be doing anything but then I was offered tickets to see Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dream Coat at the New Theatre. I’ve known all the songs since primary school –…

January 8, 2020