Everything has its moment for Minnie. One day a particular animal is flavour of the hour, another time she wants to do drawing over and over.
At the moment, it’s puzzles, including her first jigsaw and some multi-piece wooden options. Fantastic for keeping her entertained and improving motor skills, not so good for travel. Unless you get a kick out of picking lots and lots of pieces up off the floor.
Into the breach however steps a new app, Little Clever 21 Animal Puzzles, created by the friend of a friend of mine and aimed at pre-schoolers. Continue reading →
I never quite relax at an airport until I’m through security – being the kind of person who frets easily, I hate even imagining the worst case scenario of missing the flight.
Of course, I’ve come close – once en route to Copenhagen where a misremembered time and several planes leaving together meant we made the gate at a run with seconds to spare.
Another time a hold-up on the roads, an attempted shortcut and a satnav that was constantly several minutes behind meant my husband and I had to abandon the car in the short-stay car park right by the airport entrance in order to make check-in.
The tension as we frantically tried to get there in time came flooding right back when I saw KLM’s new advert – why did we ask your brother? The kind of nightmare journey where you can see your longed-for holiday end before it starts.
The airline is promoting the fact it has airports in 15 cities around the UK – and while I’m lucky enough to live close to several major airports, the shiver going down my spine makes me think I’d do a lot to avoid a stressed-out motorway journey like that!