A family tradition of making pine cone feeders for our lovely native birds. Especially during the winter.
Crafts/Activities, Family, International Elf Service

A Family Tradition – Homemade Pine Cone Bird Feeders

  Children really do treasure doing things with a parent, and it’s exactly this kind of thing that helps to form those precious childhood memories. It’s that quality focussed time you spend together that feels so special. Children remember experiences far more fondly than they remember any big expensive gifts. Your time, however short, is […]

Christmas, Crafts/Activities, International Elf Service

How To Make A Christmas Yule Log – by Helen Fichtel

Very many thanks to Helen for writing about this really lovely Christmas craft here on the blog.  Perfect for adults or children alike. I love it. *** If you’re looking for a winter activity which is simple, unique and gives you a beautiful rustic centrepiece for your table or above the fireplace, then may I […]

Review of Father Christmas at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith
Christmas, Family, International Elf Service, Theatre & Book Reviews

‘Father Christmas’ at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith – Review

Summary: YES! Go and see it. It’s a wonderful magical show and full of good solid vintage loveliness.  It’s based on Raymond Brigg’s book ‘Father Christmas’ and is absolutely perfect for introducing the younger ones to the theatre. The show itself is 55 minutes long without an interval and tickets are just £10 each. It’s […]