The kids and I review Scalextric’s Touring Car Battle set, as I had the opportunity to introduce them to another slice of my own childhood.
My review of Jungle Speed, a fast-paced card game that requires a tricky balance between speed and accuracy for victory. But was it a winner for us?
My review of Dobble, a card game that is quick to learn, quick to play and allows even younger children to compete on the same level as grown-ups.
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Six years after David Tennant saw off the Sycorax in his pyjamas in the first Doctor Who Christmas special, the show has become as much a fixture of BBC1’s festive schedule as the Queen’s Speech. And this second seasonal special from the pen of show-runner Steven Moffat was a perfect metaphor for Christmas Day itself: a flurry of excitement at the beginning, a bit bloated around the middle, but ultimately satisfying in the end as it reinforced the value of family and close friendships.
Thoughts (and spoilers) below …