What do Shopkins have to do with Stonehenge?

September 8th, 2017

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“Look, Mama!  Shopkins Stonehenge!” I glance over at my 6-year old son who has taken all of his Shopkins and strategically placed them in a circle formation with Uno cards underneath to represent the cap stones. I’m filled with pride, a giggle and find myself a little misty-eyed at the sight. We had arrived home … Continued

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When people think of Liverpool, they probably think of football, the Beatles and the iconic emblem that represents some of the city’s most enduring mythology, the Liver birds! Visitors to the city are likely to spot the instantly recognisable birds almost immediately if they enter via one of the two tunnels that cross from the … Continued