What musical instrument should your grandchild play?
Have you introduced musical instruments to your grandchildren? According to local music workshop leader Joss Astle, percussion instruments are vital in helping children develop their sensory, coordination and receptive skills. So here's a list of her firm favourites.
Best places to visit in the UK: a book-lover's guide
Whether you fancy a weekend break or a longer trip with your grandchildren, here are the best places to visit in the UK complete with a book (or three) that features the local area, from well-known literary masterpieces to more obscure holiday reads. So pack your bags, grab one of these fabulous titles and immerse yourself completely.