Rather than paying some massive corporation a huge some of money for a plastic wand, why not spend a bit of time having fun making your own real wooden wand at home? The result will be a very special, unique wand that contains a good deal more magic than any shop bought wand.
Like her or loathe her, today, February 17th, is Paris Hilton's birthday and is also Ruth Rendell's birthday. Here are a few ideas for parties inspired by these, rather contrasting women.
Today, February 8th, is the birthday of a true legend, who has almost certainly touched the heart strings or played on the pulses of millions of us. No, I'm not talking about Trinny Woodall, although we do of course wish her all the best for her 48th birthday today. No, the particular legend I'm thinking of today is John Williams, who is 80 years old today. John - a happy birthday to you!
We've all done it. At one time or another we've all felt the unquestionable need to dress up as the rock band Kiss and perform at Butlins. You mean you haven't? Oh well, to each their own. In the video below you can enjoy witnessing one of the esteemed owners of Parteaz Ltd demonstrating their inestimable impersonation skills.
Doctor Who has seen a massive revival over the past few years, with a whole new generation of children running about with sink plungers and egg whisks ready to take over the universe. Once again the sofas have been pulled forward to allow for shorter members of the family to enjoy watching the TV series safe in the knowledge that no evil creature in the known universe has yet been able to [...]