• Family Stories,  Kids Activities

    We made a bird house

    Well..not me exactly…the girls and their daddy. I just snapped some pictures really. It was a while ago so they are all really well dress as you can observe from the pics. Daddy built the house out of thin wood – not sure how that exact type of wood is called and they all painted it together. They used some of the acrylic paint that mummy makes sure she always has around the house. They wanted to make sure that they will rise colours that little birdies will approve with so they chose light green for the bottom of the house and light blue for the top and the edges…

  • Family Stories,  Kids Activities

    Put out my hand, and touched the face of God!

    The title of this post comes from a poem by John Gillespie Magee and it pretty much sums up the thoughts I had after watching The Hidden Universe 3D at the London Science Museum Imax. From the very opening scene of the earth rising up in front of you, you are plunged head first into the mystery of the universe. From the beautiful symmetry of a twirling galaxy to the violent chaos of a nebula with burning new born stars at its heart. The images just fill your mind with wonder, and with the true insignificance of our world. Carina Nebula: Caption: The cosmic glow of the Carina Nebula, which…

  • Kids Activities,  Reviews

    Stabilo Early Writers Pack (Review)

    I started school and proper writing when i was 7 year old. Back then on Ceausescu time we were not allowed to write with anything else besides a proper pen. Not even pencils were allowed and if a mistake was made on a page you had to rip the whole page and start from the beginning. Learning to draw lines, write letters and numbers…. Needless to say i use to hate those times. My mum’s training is in drawing and writing beautifully so you can imagine the pressure on being perfect. And as i wasn’t most of the times i had my pages rip by my mum. But thanks to…