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Of Party Games & Cake

How many people have looked into the cost of a child’s birthday party and shaken their heads in despair? First there is the food, (cakes, chocolate, fancy buns etc.), second a magician, third, a bouncy castle, fourth . . . … Continue reading

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A Pack Of Cards

The actual origin and worldwide dissipation of the humble playing card is lost in the mists of time. And the number of games it is possible to devise from a simple bundle of painted cards is quite astonishing. Books upon … Continue reading

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More Childrens Christmas . . .

During the last century the world of childhood has changed beyond all recognition. Towards the end of the Victorian era, a large number of individuals had become so obscenely rich from the industrialisation of Europe that they almost became embarrased … Continue reading

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