Noggin and the Moon mouse

Of all the children's books featured on this blog so far, Noggin and the Moon mouse ranks as perhaps my all-time favourite childhood story. It was written by Oliver Postgate and illustrated by Peter Firmin, who went on to create Bagpuss. Decades before Game of Thrones hit our screens, the men of the Northlands were... Continue Reading →


Vintage Snap! cards by Abbatt Toys

Recently unearthed from the Big Box of Things My Mother Hasn't Thrown Away is this vintage set of Snap! cards by Abbatt Toys. The box is looking a bit faded and is in a 'played with' condition, though you can still just about make out where Mum has inscribed my name in the top left... Continue Reading →

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