Category: Reviews

Tom Hardy’s sad eyes

So reason number 9378 that I’ll never be a professional film reviewer is usually I get my reviews out well after a movie has been and gone. With that in mind… War For The Planet of the Apes… Read More

Giveaway: Family pass to Mister Maker and The Shapes Live

I was offered an interview with THE Mister Maker. I declined because I am dying under the weight of ALL THE THINGS. But I did think about asking him where he gets his relentless energy from. Does he… Read More

I hate winter

Winter sucks. I hate it so much. I have such an sense of doom and gloom as winter approaches. It basically comes with its own Jaws music in my head. For some unknown reason both my children struggle… Read More

Giveaway: ELSA FEVER

If you’re a regular reader of this blog (or probably you don’t even have to be a regular reader) you’ll know that my son is OBSESSED with Elsa. OBSESSED. He had an Elsa birthday party, his favourite possession… Read More

The Box Man with a Box on his Head

Is the alternative title my three-year-old came up with for Capital E’s Shu’s Song. We went to the premiere of Shu’s Song on Saturday. Because it was the premiere there was bubbly. And I had two glasses because… Read More

Mammoths on ice skates! – A giveaway

I’m not giving away a mammoth on ice skates. That’s not a thing I can do. But EXCITINGLY I have two tickets to give away to either a Wellington, Auckland, or Hamilton show of Ice Age Live! A Mammoth Show… Read More

Dear Mama Likes: Mud Mates + a giveaway!

The high pitched squeal Eddie emitted when he saw the Mud Mates coveralls we were sent a few months back basically caused all the neighbourhood dogs to lose their shit. After a couple of months of owning his… Read More

Dear Mama Likes: Baby Banz and Onesie Bummsie

I’ve written before about how much I like Baby Banz so I was stoked when a package arrived from them a few months back. Eddie went absolutely batshit when he saw that they had sent him sunglasses. I… Read More

My love for a creep – The Lulla Doll review

I can basically start this review with “What would I do for a night’s sleep” and the answer is anything. And then anything again. Because basically anything. So would I share a bed with a creepy doll with… Read More

About time – A festival that is kid-friendly!

I am all about taking my kids to concerts and festivals. Eddie’s first proper BIG concert was AC/DC. He was newly three. And dear lord the pearl-clutching about it! He (of course) absolutely loved it. He rocked out,… Read More