New Li-Fi Internet Is 100 Times Faster Than Wi-Fi

When Thomas Edison invented the electric lightbulb, he could hardly have imagined that one day his creation would be used not only to illuminate homes around the world, but also to transmit data that would enable people to download information from satellites in space to small hand-held devices. However, with the introduction of Li-Fi, household lighting could soon double as a form of data transmission that is up to 100 times faster than Wi-Fi.

Li-Fi, which was first invented by Harold Haas of the University of Edinburgh in 2011, uses visible light communication (VLC) to send data at extremely high speeds. Essentially, this works like an incredibly fast signal lamp, flashing on and off in order to relay messages in binary code (1s and 0s). In previous lab-based experiments, the technology was able to transmit up to 224 gigabits per second. To put this in perspective, Wi-Fi is capable of reaching speeds of around 600 megabits per second.

The technology has now been deployed in real-life situations for the first time, thanks to the work of Estonian start-up Velmenni, which has begun trialling Li-Fi in offices and other industrial settings in Tallinn. In these environments, they were able to achieve connection speeds of around one gigabit per second.

Aside from its superior speed, Li-Fi also boasts a number of other benefits over Wi-Fi. For instance, the fact that the signal is carried by optical light means that it cannot travel through walls, therefore enhancing the security of local networks. Obviously, this produces a number of limitations as well, since it suggests that connection will be lost if a user leaves the room, representing a major hurdle that must be overcome if the technology is to be successfully implemented.However, if this barrier can be surmounted, then the use of the visible spectrum could allow Li-Fi to send messages across a much wider range of frequencies than Wi-Fi, which operates between the frequencies of 2.4 gigahertz and 5 gigahertz.

As such, it has been suggested that Li-Fi could provide the answer to increasing frequency congestion as Internet usage continues to rise across the world. According to the Cisco Visual Networking Index Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast, global monthly data usage is expected to exceed 24.3 exabytes by 2019 a volume which current wireless connections are not able to handle.

In a recent TEDtalk, Haas insisted that household LED light bulbs could easily be converted into Li-Fi transmitters, providing Internet users with more efficient connections. All we need to do is fit a small microchip to every potential illumination device and this would then combine two basic functionalities: illumination and wireless data transmission, he said. It is also worth mentioning that the speed at which these LED’s flicker in order to relay data is too fast for the human eye to perceive, so users will not have to worry about annoying flashes in their ambient light.

While it remains to be seen if Li-Fi can feasibly be implemented across the world, VLC is already finding a number of useful applications. For instance, Disney is currently developing a number of products that use the technology, including a range of toys such as a magic wand that can activate light bulbs on a princess dress.

Read more: http://www.iflscience.com/technology/li-fi-internet-could-be-100-times-faster-wi-fi-0

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Halloween 2017

It is just over two weeks until Halloween 2017

Straddling the line between fall and winter, plenty and scarceness, life and death, Halloween is a time of celebration and superstition. It is thought to have originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off roaming ghosts. In the eighth century, Pope Gregory III designated November 1 as a time to honour all saints and martyrs; the holiday, All Saints’ Day, incorporated some of the traditions of Samhain. The evening before was known as All Hallows’ Eve and later Halloween. Over time, Halloween evolved into a secular, community-based event characterised by child-friendly activities such as trick-or-treating. In a number of countries around the world, as the days grow shorter and the nights get colder, people continue to usher in the winter season with gatherings, costumes and sweet treats.

Some treats we have here at Silly Billy’s are the fantastic Snazaroo Face Paints, as used by Professionals, these Face Paints are only £4.00 each here at Silly Billy’s Toy Shop and are great for Halloween 2017 dress-up and make-up. We have all the major colours for Halloween in stock and you can see the range in the picture below:

Halloween 2017

Snazaroo Face Paints £4

Here are Some Face Paint Ideas for Halloween 2017

 

Other Events At Silly Billy’s Toy Shop

  • Coming up Silly Billy’s Biggest Ever Christmas Competition to be announced on our Facebook Page during Autumn half-term and will also be written about on this blog, if you haven’t done so already then please like and follow Silly Billy’s on Facebook
  • Bonfire Night is on November 5th, the only local bonfire we are aware of is the one at Heptonstall bowling club.
  • Christmas 2017 is coming and as part of our build up to Christmas Robert A Williams is doing a blog post each day on Silly Billy’s Toy Shop Blog so please feel free to join in.
  • Did you know Silly Billy’s celebrated it’s twentieth year of trading in Hebden Bridge this year

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Top Model – Christmas 2017

Depesche and Top Model for Christmas 2017

Depesche Top Model has been a stock line brought over from our old shop and very popular, we have increased our Top Model selection for Christmas 2017 and the new lines we have are:-

  • Minimoomis Scented Writing Pads
  • Miss Melody Mini Gel Pen Set, 5 ink colours
  • MANGAModel Colouring Book
  • Create Your Fantasy Model Colouring Book
  • TOPModel Stickerpad OMG
  • TOPModel DANCE Colouring Book
  • Dino World Tattoos
  • Create your TOPModel Design Studio
  • TOPModel Diary with Code
  • TOPModel Friendship book blue
  • TOPModel Friendship book pink
  • TOPModel Mobile Notebooks
  • TOPModel Make-Up Creative Folder
  • Miss Melody Style Your Horse
  • TOPModel Design Book and Video
  • Dino World Light Keychain
  • TOPModel POPSTAR Colouring Book
  • Miss Melody Stickerworld
  • Create your TOPModel  Colouring Book
  • Create your TOPModel Kitty Colouring
  • Create your TOPModel Doggy Colouring
  • TOPModel Make-Up Colouring Book
  • TOPModel Lipstick Eraser
  • TOPModel T-Shirt Designer Colouring Book
  • MANGAModel Pocket Colouring Book
  • Dino World Activity Book
  • TOPModel Glitter Gelpen Stick
  • Miss Melody Sticker Fun
  • TOPModel Pocket Colouring Book 3D
  • TOPModel Neon Gelpen Set, 6 colours
  • TOPModel Dress Me Up Stickerbook
  • TOPModel Fineliner, 10 colours
  • TOPModel Coloured pencil, 12 colours
  • TOPModel Coloured Pencil Set
  • TOPModel Sharpener and eraser
  • Create your Glamour Special Colouring book
  • Yivi’s Rubb Off Card

As you can see we have an amazing amount of Top Model at Silly Billy’s for your children to enjoy and Top Model is suitable for the teenage audience as well.
Top Model

Here are some of the Top model’s that Feature in the Books
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If you are interested in some of the Top Model Apps for handheld devices then visit this link

Top Model has Rave Reviews all over the internet and you can see some on Amazon and other places. Here at Silly Billy’s we charge RRP for Top model so please buy your Top Model products from us rather than the corporate entities and help to keep Small Businesses alive. Please don’t forget Small Business Saturday is coming up on 2nd December this year.

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Easy Read Time Teacher Watches & Clocks

Time Teacher Watches and Clocks – New Products

For the first time this year we have been selling the amazing Time Teacher Watches which have proven to be immensely popular.
For Christmas 2017 we have extended our range to include Time Teacher Alarm Clocks. These high quality time pieces enable your child to begin easily and quickly learning how to tell time on a clock.
easy read time teacher

Like most parents, you are probably keen to ensure your child’s learning continues when they get home from school, especially when it comes to time teaching. Although now part of the National Curriculum, most parents still feel it’s mainly their responsibility to teach their children to tell the time. However, particularly with children of primary school age, it can be hard to get them to concentrate when school is over and all they want to do is play.
In addition, in the digital age it’s becoming increasingly difficult for parents to teach time-reading skills in the first place, let alone to continue the learning at home. After all, most gadgets and appliances only have digital displays which aren’t at all conducive to time teaching.
So, how do you keep your children engaged in learning the time at home without it becoming another ‘battlefield’?
Our Easy Read Time Teacher alarm clocks are the perfect solution for teaching time as well as for extending your child’s learning at home. Not only do they have an analogue time face but they have also been developed especially for children’s bedrooms and with time teaching in mind. Available in two colour schemes – rainbow or red & blue – the clocks have a gentle glow which acts as a night light as well as a silent movement to aid sleep. They also come in both the Past & To or 24-Hour teaching systems for you to choose from.

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Baby Teething Toys – Christmas 2017

Sophie la Girafe came to Silly Billy’s Toy Shop over a year ago now and has been very popular here.
Read about Baby teething Toys and other Baby products at Silly Billy’s Toy Shop

 

For baby teething toys, the Sophie la Girafe creators have created some very practical and pretty solutions and we have a selection of these available here at Silly Billy’s, here is the story of the baby teething toys known as Sophie la Girafe

Once upon a time …

… the simple story of a giraffe born on the 25th May 1961, Saint Sophie’s Day

In those days, the only animal toys available were farm animals or pet figures .

That is why one day in France a certain Monsieur Rampeau, who was a specialist in transforming the sap from the hevea tree using the rotational moulding of rubber as a toy-making concept, developed the idea of designing a giraffe. Such an exotic wildlife figure would be a first on the market, and its size and shape would be ideal for a baby’s small hands to grasp.

Sophie la girafe ®, who looked exactly the same then as she does today, went into production on Thursday 25th May, hence her name.

She was an immediate success. Young mothers immediately recognised that she was a must for their children … When the first signs of teething appear, Sophie the Giraffe helps babies stop crying!

By simple word of mouth, the little giraffe’s fame spread. From then on in Europe, generation upon generations of children were to love hearing Sophie squeak whenever they pressed her tummy or head!

VULLI, a company based in Rumilly in the Haute-Savoie region of France has continued to keep the highly guarded secret of how this wonder toy is made.

To this day, Sophie the Giraffe is still “traditionally” produced, a process that involves more than 14 manual operations.

Made from 100% natural rubber derived from the sap of the Hevea tree, Sophie’s flexible, renewable, natural materials and non-toxic paint mean she is a safe and natural teething toy for your little one.

Baby teething toys

A great selection of Baby Teething toys at Silly Billy’s

That’s how the story goes at least, and here at Silly Billy’s we have a wide range of Baby Teething toys and Sophie la Girafe gift products for Christmas 2017

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14 Things Living Alone For The First Time Will Teach You About Yourself

Silly Billy’s Toy Shop is twenty years old this year, this means we have had children in from birth up to twenty years old, some of whom, by now, have left their family home and are spreading their wings on their own, this post (not written by Robert A Williams) is dedicated to them and those young people who are about to leave home for the first time.

I’ve had no shortage of terrible roommate situations.

Some conned me out of rent, while others abused my pets and judged my sex habits.

Honestly, I’m so over it. Its high time for this independent lady to fly solo.

My roommate now is a sweetheart, but the situation is so good precisely because she’s rarely home. As a result, I have the apartment all to myself most of the time.

There’s nothing sweeter than parading around naked without fear of being caught.

Living by your own damn self might sound like it’ll be lonely. Trust me, though, you’ll grow like you wouldn’t believe.

You might even surprise yourself along the way.

1. You are totally capable of entertaining yourself.

No coming to your roommate or parents, asking to hang out.

If you got no plans tonight, it’s just you. That’s a good thing.

Netflix and chill with your own fly self for once.


2. Silence is OK.

Goodbye, four-hour-long wine binges with roommates.

No more using conversation to stay sane.

If you live alone, its time to get crafty.


3. You can party harder than you ever though possible. You can also regret it more.

With no one to judge you coming home at 4 am three nights in a row, you can go as hard as you want with no shady side eyes cast in your direction.

Dealing with the hangover is miserable, though.


4. Dealing with sadness solo is preferable to crying on someone else.

If you had an awful day, your roommate won’t be there with a shoulder to cry on.

Bust out the wine and bake some brownies, because this night about making you feeling less like rubbish.

There’s no one to notice if you eat the whole pan of sweet things, so it hardly even counts.


5. You are a one-woman (or man) cleaning wonder when you try.

Someone has to do those dishes. And take out the trash. And do the laundry.

Sure, you’ll mess up once. Or even twice.

But, you eventually do learn. Those are life skills no one can take away from you.


6. Cobwebs? Cockroaches? Yeah, you got this.

Dad won’t come with a broom and a vacuum.

It’s on you to protect yourself from that spider, so put on your big girl / boy panties and squish that spidey or catch it in a glass and take it outside (more humane)

Oh, and cry about it in the shower afterwards.


7. Surprisingly, loneliness won’t kill you.

Spending the night by yourself is one of the most relaxing things in the world.

Before long, you’ll be ditching your friends for other plans. AKA napping.


8. Improvising in the kitchen is totally acceptable.

Does anyone actually buy kitchen scissors?

You can use a knife or a box cutter for that. Or, in my case, eyebrow scissors.

Just make sure you’re washing them afterwards.

(Editor should mention at this point that his teenage daughter uses the Kitchen Scissors for cutting up Pizzas, which is a very good use if you have no Pizza Cutter)


9. Finally, a chance to find your own design aesthetic.

When you’re the only one decorating your apartment, you develop taste real quick.

Hello, Banksy prints that no one else can ruin.


10. Loving yourself might be more important than loving anyone else.

Seriously, you have way more fun when your dates or room mates aren’t involved.

There’s finally time to get to know yourself.


11. Say hello to personal boundaries. Emphasis on personal.

You can be the kind of person who washes his/her sheets every week.

Or, more realistically, the person who waits at least a month before throwing all that bedding in the laundry.


12. “No”, is your new favourite word.

If your room-mate had plans, you probably tagged along.

Now, the only invitations that don’t get a “no” occur within two blocks of your place.

OK, one block.

Fine, in your living room.


13. Who needs guests?

You just want to do all the gross stuff people do when they’re home alone.


14.Sexual boundaries cease to exist.

There’s no such thing as “too loud,” “too weird” or “too illegal.”

Actually, you’re probably doing something wrong if you don’t have a closet dedicated to toys and chains.

Read more: http://elitedaily.com/women/living-alone-teach-about-yourself/1339830/


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Jim Galton, The Man Who Kept Marvel Comics Alive

Jim Galtons tenure as the president of Marvel Comics got off to an alarming start. He was just settling into his new desk when his predecessor who had never been informed of his own firing returned from vacation, walked into the office and demanded, Who are you? A stunned Galton immediately ushered him to lunch at the Players Club to break the news, whereupon the outgoing president clutched his chest and fell to the floor.

Such was the daunting work culture cultivated by Galtons abrasive boss, Sheldon Feinberg, CEO of Marvels parent company, Cadence Industries. From the start, Feinberg made it clear to Galton that Marvels future was uncertain, unless its performance could be turned around in two years.

Within months, the solution serendipitously appeared when Marvel editor Roy Thomas pitched an adaptation of an upcoming science-fiction movie that was in preproduction in Tunisia. Galton hesitantly approved, and it turned out that making a Star Wars comic book was a good decision, in fact, he would later say, it saved the struggling Marvel.

Galton, who died on June 12 at the age of 92, was in charge of Marvel from 1975 to 1990, a stretch in which the company attained corporate respectability, expanded from newsprint to graphic novels, and broke industry sales records. He relentlessly pursued merchandising deals, and steered Marvel’s first major forays into Hollywood.

When Galton arrived at Marvel, from the paperback publisher Popular Library, he hadn’t looked at a comic book since the Captain America adventures of the 1940’s, and still regarded them as kids stuff. After he learned that Marvels magazine arm was publishing titles like Stag and Male, he recoiled, and then quickly sold them off, deciding that the corporate proximity to Spidey Super Stories was inappropriate. Well into his tenure, he continued to consider comics a medium that was a few rungs down the ladder, an outlook that sharply contrasted with that of Stan Lee, who often invoked Shakespeare and Picasso. When a Los Angeles Times reporter asked Galton if comics were literature, he replied: I think you have to define literature. Is Judith Krantz literature? Then comics are literature.

Perhaps, as they say in politics, his thinking on the issue evolved. Galton was smart and flexible enough to eventually shepherd the company into an era of higher-quality printing, graphic novels, and placement in bookstore chains. He strove to establish independence from independent newsstand wholesalers, and embraced the so-called direct market, in which dedicated comic shops largely a domain of adult consumers would purchase product at a greater discount in return for waiving the option to return unsold inventory.

In the mid-1970’s, Marvel licensed several characters for live-action television; Spider-Man, the Hulk, Doctor Strange, and Captain America made it to the air. After Warner Bros. Superman movie became a blockbuster hit in 1978, Marvel began a campaign of full-page ads in Variety, attempting to entice potential licensees (The Man Called Nova is but one of over 100 exciting Marvel characters ready right now) or to farm out its creative powers (Would you like us to create a character for your next motion picture or TV production?)

Eventually, Galton and Stan Leewhod been a vocal, almost solitary booster of the idea that the Marvel Universe was perfect for Hollywood convinced its parent company, Cadence Industries, to invest money in launching a Los Angeles animation studio. Galtons instinct, again, was in putting comics where the children wereand in the early 1980’s, that meant Saturday morning television. Decades before there was a Lego movie franchise, Marvel was using comic-book storytelling skills to build fictional universes for toy lines like G.I. Joe and the Transformers. But the movies would have to wait. Outside of the 1986 disaster that was Howard the Duck, and low-budget, direct-to-video Captain America and Punisher movies, nothing escaped development hell.

Galton was one of a half-dozen Marvel co-owners from 1983, when Cadence privatized to avoid a takeover from the investor Mario Gabelli, and 1986, when it was sold to New World Pictures. He stayed on as President throughout New Worlds tenure, before retiring in 1990, shortly before Ron Perelmans Andrews Group took the company public.

A few months earlier, Jim Galton claimed one parting victory: the first issue of a new Spider-Man series sold more than two million copies. It was the best-selling comic book in history.

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She found the perfect place for all of your discarded toys: in the hands of kids in need.

She doesn’t like to compare herself to Santa Claus, but for hundreds of children, she’s been just that.

This is one happy little boy. GIFs from “One Toy at a Time.”

Rina and her small team have visited 22 countries in the past 18 years to deliver small gifts throughout the world.

She’s reached hundreds of children. But why focus on toys? Why not just donate money instead?

For starters, toys help to create a child’s sense of imagination and ownership. “These kids have nothing,” Rina told me. “Often I have to spend time with the children convincing them that the toy is theirs. They can protect it, feed it, bathe it, negotiate with it, or do whatever. Something as simple as that is something they rarely experience. It’s powerful and special.”

Toys help kids learn. According to Peter Grey, a research professor at Boston College*: “Toys help children to explore possibilities of different characters and worlds. Doing so requires a great deal of intellectual effort and helps to exercise social abilities.”

She’s skeptical of donating. “The reason I don’t just donate money is because I don’t know where it goes,” Rina told me. “Will the people who need the money actually get it? At least when I visit these places, I know they’ll get something because I’m the one handing it to them.”

Rina and Jared are not wealthy. Far from it, actually. Jared works for the U.S. Department of Defense as a contract administrator and is also in the Navy Reserve. Rina is an actress who works in commercials, a career that doesn’t always provide a steady income. Currently they live in a modest trailer in Van Nuys, a neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles.

Would they love to donate thousands of iPads instead of secondhand dolls and clothes? Would they love to combat poverty at a systemic level? Maybe. But they’re doing what they can with the means afforded to them. During a good year, they’re lucky to bring home a combined $70,000 in salary. That’s pretty good in today’s world, but once you factor in that this project now has a yearly price tag of $35,000 to execute, it changes things.

“We don’t have a big house, cable television, fancy restaurant dinners, or the newest computers,” Rina says. “But I have the greatest husband in the world, a wonderful son, and a great mission. When I look at those children smiling, I know that we are truly making a difference.”

In a world of armchair activists where everyone has an opinion on how someone chooses to improve the world, I hope people will look at Rina and be thankful that she’s doing something. In this instance, the “something” she’s doing is extremely valuable.

The painful reality that she can’t do it alone.

No matter how hard she tries, and no matter how many toys she brings, there’s no way that every child will receive one. That absolutely crushes her.

After keeping the project in relative stealth mode for almost two decades, she knew it was time for a change, so she and Jared began reaching out to the public.

Rina and Jared admit to not having the time or expertise to manage a full-blown nonprofit, so they’ve partnered with an organization that receives 5% of the contributions to cover administrative and management costs, letting the couple focus on delivering toys and smiles.

A documentary called, “One Toy at a Time” will be released in 2016, as well.

“I didn’t want the attention before, but now I know we need help,” Rina told me. “I feel like I’ve done a lot, but there is only so much I can do.”

You can’t put a price on the happiness of a child.

Rina and her team are going to make their final trip of 2015 to Nicaragua before Christmas. Even though many view her as Santa Claus, she shrugs off any comparisons. She just wants to see more kids grow up to be happy.

“Happiness is measured in smiles. If these toys can help more kids smile and learn, they will hopefully become happy adults.”

Speaking of smiles, this little girl below has a beautiful one. Her mother worked long hours selling coconuts near Santiago, the second-largest city in the Dominican Republic. The doll Rina provided moved the mother to tears and gave this little lady one of the happiest moments of her life.

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Some New Products – Christmas 2017

Here are some new Products that we have recently brought in to Silly Billy’s Toy Shop.

After the recent sad demise of the Tree House on Market Street, Silly Billy’s are happy to announce that we now have a greater selection of Wooden Toys and we plan on stocking even more Wooden Toys in 2018.
Wooden toys
Recently we have brought into our Toy Shop, after some customer requests, Modelling Ballons at only £1.50 for 15
Modelling BalloonsWe also now have painting aprons for the younger children and also a wide selection of paints, including Poster Paints in Primary Colours at £2.50, also Finger Paints at £5.99, we also have Crayola Colours in various forms, including an 18 Colour palette of Kids Paint at £4.99 plus various Chunky Crayons and Finger paints for our younger creative audience.
Finger Paints

Painting / Play Apron
Painting Apron

So these craft toys and other toys may not necessarily just be for Christmas 2017, unlike the amazing LEGO Ninjago range which is proving to be immensely popular; although we do tend to sell a lot of toys and crafty gifts like this over the Christmas period, as well as many Pocket Money Toys, did you know we have Toys from 50 pence here at Silly Billy’s. Where else can you buy a gift, fun thing, for 50 Pence (GBP) ?

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This post like all the others in this blog is created by Robert A Williams who is posting one post a day up to Christmas Eve 2017 for Silly Billy’s Toy Shop in an attempt to increase our blog following and Social Media presence. If you haven’t done it already it is definitely worth following Silly Billy’s on Facebook

Other New Products Include a very lovely marble based Solitaire set from The House of Marbles
Solitaire

And an updated version of Bananagrams, the fantastic anagram game which would make a great gift for Christmas.
Bananagrams

Go WILD with the Word race game that drives you Bananas

  • The addictive word game just got WILDER. Introducing BANANAGRAMS WildTiles
  • As players race to build crossword grids, now there are 6 special tiles they can pick up and play as many times as needed, standing in for any letter
  • Suitable for 1 to 8 players.
  • A must for holidays.
  • Bananagrams Wild Tiles is suitable for ages 5 years and over

Other Exciting Games for Christmas 2017 and All Year round:

  • Pass The Pigs
  • Scrabble, Senior, Junior and Travel Scrabble
  • Chess, Draughts
  • Travel Games, Ludo, Sea Battle, Travel Chess, Travel Snakes and Ladders
  • Large Board Snakes and Ladders
  • Solitaire
  • and many more, so pop in and see us at Silly Billy’s Toy Shop in Hebden Bridge

Games at Silly Billys

 

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NEW GB Eye Posters

GB Eye Posters Are Amazingly Popular

GB Eye Posters have been one of our most popular stock lines here at Silly Billy’s in Hebden Bridge. This is probably our last Poster Delivery before Christmas 2017 and here is the list of the Posters we received in this delivery, all GB Eye Posters are only £3.99 here at Silly Billy’s.

  • Minecraft World Beyond
  • Harry Potter Hogwarts Flag
  • WWE RAW V Smackdown
  • Manchester United Lukaku 17/18
  • Minecraft Ocelot Chase
  • Ed Sheeran Wembley
  • Paw Patrol Characters
  • Barcelona Messi Collage 16/17
  • Emoji * Collage
  • Harry Potter Crests Poster
  • Manchester United Pogba 17/18
  • Emoji * Believe in Unicorns
  • WWE Superstars 2016
  • Little Mix Quad
  • Thomas and Friends Characters
  • Pokemon Kanto 151
  • Little Mix Glory Days
  • WWE Summerslam 2017
  • Overwatch Reaper
  • Minecraft World
  • Gaming Keep Out
  • Overwatch characters
  • Unicorn Amazing
  • Overwatch Battle
  • Adventure Time Clouds
  • Bob Langrish Waterfall
  • Wild World Group
  • Fantastic Beasts Street

So there we go, a heck of a lot of Posters. We also have a lot of Unicorns when all is considered. As you can see from the Alphabet of Toys Page the letter U is very heavy with Unicorns and we have some amazing Schleich Unicorns here for Christmas as well as two Unicorn Posters
Schleich Unicorns

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Christmas 2017

This time of year we are getting full of stock for Christmas and we are almost bursting at the seams with all the exciting products we have in store for you for Christmas 2017 including LEGO and Playmobil

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The only suppliers we have left to get in are Sophie La Girafe who will be making a return next week with some teething products and other exciting Sophie goods. Also coming soon are Time Teacher watches, which I will write about in a separate blog post. We will also be re-stocking on Orchard Toys which have sold amazingly well all year. This year will be our second Christmas in our brand new and exciting toy shop next door to the amazing Homely at Hebden gift and home-wares shop. So, make the effort and walk across Hebden’s most historic bridge to the other side of the river where these very exciting new shops are located.

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