Parenting, STEM

Winchester Science Centre & Christmas Experience Review 2017 – Reminder for 2018!

Today my boys and I went to the Winchester Science Centre for the first time. We were invited there as their special guests to see what was there and to share our day with you all. We also got to see their Santa and the Elves Christmas Experience including a planetarium show, elf invention studio… Continue reading Winchester Science Centre & Christmas Experience Review 2017 – Reminder for 2018!

Parenting, STEM

Geeky Gift Ideas for Toddlers

Everyone needs a website or two that is their go to site for gifts. I have a few that I go to for geeky gifts for my geek friends but what I didn't have until now was the same for my children. Wicked Uncle is exactly that... They have loads of amazing toys to inspire… Continue reading Geeky Gift Ideas for Toddlers

Gadgets, Laptops, Mobile, Parenting, STEM, Tablets, Wearable

Technology: The Gift That Just Keeps Giving

Christmas time is a time for giving and a time for sharing We give some lovely gifts but what happens to all the old technology that we no longer need? Often it gets put in a cupboard or handed down to a family member. But what if there was a better way to share and give... What… Continue reading Technology: The Gift That Just Keeps Giving

STEM

Making a difference at the Grass Roots Level – STEM

Too often I hear people talking about how we get young people interested in STEM subjects. They talk about children's lack of interest in maths and how they are just not that into learning about the STEM subjects. Yet when children are really young they are into everything and anything, they are little sponges willing… Continue reading Making a difference at the Grass Roots Level – STEM

STEM

Women in Technology – A Fad or A Fact?

Once again the subject of women in technology has come up again. This time because Melinda Gates has put her name and foundation behind this cause. The thing is we as women in technology have seen these initiatives come and go time and time again. Some of us have even tried to make change happen… Continue reading Women in Technology – A Fad or A Fact?

STEM

Book Review: Are the Androids Dreaming Yet?

Just before Christmas Are the Androids Dreaming Yet? landed on my doorstep.  This book was one of very few that I requested to review as it comes from a former Manchester University Alumni student.  As a former student there myself I thought it would be fascinating to read and I am glad I did. The… Continue reading Book Review: Are the Androids Dreaming Yet?