Monthly Archives: December 2019
My oldest brother was a maker of model aeroplanes, but my second preferred cars – ready-made. He collecting die-cast models before I was born, and is still doing so today. And the first ones he had were Dinky toys. http://toytrove.co.uk/dinky-die-cast-a-brief-history-of-toys/ https://www.catawiki.com/stories/1727-how-to-determine-the-value-of-dinky-toys-and-other-die-cast-model-cars
Christmas is coming! Which means it’s time for shameless promotion of my books as Christmas presents for kids, teens, and young-at-heart adults. Print versions available through Amazon, or bricks & mortar stores like Chapters Indigo, Barnes & Noble, and Once Upon A Bookstore. E-book versions through Kobo & Smashwords. https://www.amazon.com/Renee-Duke/e/B00FAGIPM4?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_8&qid=1575703322&sr=1-8
Share with your kids the Christmas toys you remember best.
An interest in seeing photos of royal kids didn’t start with the children of Prince William and Prince Harry. Or even with William and Harry themselves. https://www.nationalgeographic.com/culture/2019/05/lives-royal-children-around-world-celebrated-vintage-photos/
The UK’s current break-away-from-Europe thing isn’t a first. https://theconversation.com/the-roman-brexit-how-life-in-britain-changed-after-409ad-93886