Book Series that we love (Chapter books): My Blade Quest

We’ve recently been introduced to yet another homegrown Singaporean author, Don Bosco, and his Super Cool chapter book series – My Blade Quest!

These adventure books are definitely good for readers who need to gain confidence in moving away from picture books, and are looking to slowly expand their vocabulary. Each chapter is only 3-4 pages long, and will not appear intimidating even though the illustrations are few and far between. This makes them perfect for primary schoolers who are not yet confident readers, but don’t want to be caught reading ‘kiddy books’ during the silent reading time in class!

The stories are funny and exciting, with a smattering of pop culture elements to capture the attention of our technology and media savvy kids. The main characters Jay and Shu, heirs to the Blade Quest card game empire, are intrepid and intelligent…and I really like the fact that they have a loving sibling relationship!


A quick read before bedtime

I introduced this series to 9 year old J, and he was glad to have something fun to read to unwind during the hectic end-of-year exam period. The series has 9 year old J’s stamp of approval and he has since re-read the books several times.

J says – If you are looking for an in-between mystery and adventure book series that is more challenging than Geronimo Stilton and less silly than Captain Underpants, then these books are good for you. I enjoy imagining Jay and Shu going all over the world to find treasures and meet new friends. And I wish I had a Blade Quest Card Game!

Little E is just beginning to start reading chapter books, so I’ll be reading My Blade Quest with her during school holidays and hopefully this will help her to read more independently!

Bonus For Owls Well Readers: If you are looking for a great gift idea for a special little person in your life, the fine folk over at Armour Publishing have kindly offered an exclusive discount code for all Owls Well Readers! Hooray!  Just enter the code OWLS17 at checkout to enjoy 20% off any purchase of My Blade Quest Series (Books 1 – 4). (Discount code is valid from 17 Nov to 8 Dec 2017).

Buyer’s note: I received a set of My Blade Quest books from Armour Publishing for this review. If you would like to get the books for a little adventurer in your life, you can find My Blade Quest and other books by local authors here. Don’t forget to use the discount code!


Queen of Clean Konmari Challenge: The Book Reviews

Okay, so following the success of the Happy Family Plan, one of my cousins bought me Konmari’s books, “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organising“and “Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up“, as gifts for Christmas.

Now, I actually put these books on my Christmas wish list because I had come across Marie Kondo‘s home organisation technique whilst completing the Happy Family Plan. I mean, if you google ‘decluttering’ or ‘tidying’, you will eventually come across her books sooner or later.

My idea of tidying was to put all the mess out of sight as quickly as possible, which is only a short term measure of keeping things neat and organised.  Soon, the cupboards and drawers were beginning to spill over all over the house again. In fact, when I was completing my Happy Family Plan, I realised halfway through that I was becoming fatigued and overwhelmed. This was because I was trying to do everything all at once and it wasn’t working for me.

For example, I really wanted to reorganise my cupboards, so I started out reorganising the Craft Cupboard, and soon this expanded to ‘reorganisation of the Games Cupboard’ which led to the ‘reorganisation of the Mementos Cupboard and Household Tools Cupboard’.  I ended up with a bunch of half-organised, half-full cupboards, and a bunch of half-organised, overflowing cupboards. At one point, I found myself spending a whole hour just emptying and repacking the same things into different cupboards like a crazy person.

Eventually, I decided to call a stop to the reorganisation of the cupboards and just move on with the rest of the Happy Family Plan.

I wanted to read Marie Kondo’s books because she claims to have a ‘ONCE AND FOR ALL TIME’ plan. You complete her method ONCE AND FOR ALL TIME and never return to your previous state of disorganisation and mess. And because I am an inherently lazy person, I like the idea of doing things only once.

So, I have read both of her books, and I have come to the conclusion that:

  1. Yes, they are very useful because they set down a very clear and logical framework that you can follow.
  2. Yes, if you really want to follow her plan, buy both books.
  3. The Konmari method works especially well if you are the sort of person who tends to procrastinate, if you are constantly looking for good storage solutions and if you feel guilt about your messy house but you are not a tidy person by nature.

And now, my thoughts on each book:

Thoughts on The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organising

Okay, the biggest criticism that this book has is that it uses some flower child hippie descriptive language. I mean, there is literally a whole paragraph in the book dedicated to examining the inner feelings of socks and the horror and abuse that is balling your socks up in the drawer.

Well, the first thing to remember is that this book is written primarily for a Japanese audience, and that culturally, all objects in Japan are described as having a spiritual nature. So in order to reach the heart of her audience, Konmari very cleverly appeals to the Japanese innate appreciation of objects as well as for all things cute and cuddly, in order to achieve to change in psychological mindset.

If you strip away all of that, what you are left with is a very concise and logical method of managing the task of curating and organising personal possessions as well as household items. Marie Kondo explains the development process behind her method, and understanding the theory does help you focus on tackling the problem of household mess in a positive and manageable way. Additionally, I think that following her advice on how to store or display items (or fold clothes) will actually help you to prolong the lifespan of your treasured possessions. She also has some very useful advice on what to do with items that have outlived their usefulness, things that you are holding onto out of guilt or some other emotional reason, or that you are keeping in store for a rainy day.

Conclusion: This book is very useful if you do not like tidying, and you need some help getting started.

Thoughts on Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up

I think that this book is only helpful if you have already started to tidy your house via the Konmari method, or if you have read the first book and you have more questions.

This book is written as a companion to the first one. It already assumes that you have read Marie Kondo’s book, and so it proceeds to explain everything in much more detail. It covers her entire method in a very thorough and detailed manner – with pictures, descriptions and very practical, helpful tips to help you along if you start feeling discouraged.

However, if you don’t understand the theory behind the Konmari method or if you have an obsessive personality, this book will hinder more than it helps as the amount of information it contains will be too overwhelming.

Conclusion: This book is immensely helpful as a quick reference guide for people who are already committed to the Konmari method.

So, Meimei, now I have completed reviewing the Konmari books as per the Queen of Clean challenge. Haha!

Book Series that we love (Chapter books): Extraordinary Losers

Over here at Owls Well, we have a soft spot for homegrown Singaporean authors and I am so glad to tell you all about the Extraordinary Losers chapter book series by Jessica Alejandro! These are good entry-level chapter books for encouraging reluctant readers who are looking to graduate from Early Reader books but need some pictures to break up the wall of words.

This book series follows the adventures of four primary school kids, Darryl De, Janice, Mundi and Clandestino, each of whom are considered class misfits for various shallow physical reasons (e.g. too ugly, too messy, too fat, too Indian etc). However, they also have incredible hidden talents that are overlooked by their peers who often underestimate their abilities. Fuelled by courage and junk food, the four kids find themselves banding together to solve mysteries within their school and find their self-worth, whilst dealing with the problems of class bullies, cyber-predators and of course, the all-encompassing villain of Primary School life, the dreaded PSLE!

I really appreciate the straightforward way that the book deals with bullying and being unique, encouraging the reader to look for the extraordinary gifts that lie within themselves instead of striving for conformity.

Right now, there are four books in the series (you can check out the titles in the picture above), and they are pretty engaging to read. The book also features funny illustrations by artist Cherryn Yap, as well as the occasional hand-scrawled cheeky poem by the book’s main POV character, Darryl De.

I have been told that the book series has gotten so popular that our local kid’s channel, Okto, is now looking to cast actors and actresses for an ExLosers TV series!

Open auditions are this Sunday 3rd July 2016 from 11am -6pm (registration closes at 4pm), so if you’ve got a budding thespian on your hands (or if you know one), do bring them along to the Suntec Convention Centre Level 3 Concourse.



A extraspecial surprise for Owls Well Readers: The fine folk over at Bubbly Books have kindly agreed to sponsor a giveaway of the full set of Extraordinary Losers books by Jessica Alejandro to ONE lucky Owls Well reader! Thanks Bubbly Books!

To take part in this giveaway please complete the following:

  1. Leave me a comment below telling me about an extraordinary talent that you have (or your child has) that is often overlooked or underappreciated or how you personally dealt with bullying in school – don’t forget to include your email address! (If you would like to send me the email address privately, leave a comment for the other answers, then email me at 4owlswell [at] gmail [dot] com)
  2. For extra entries, share this post on any social media platform and leave a comment below with the link!

(This giveaway is open to anyone with a Singapore mailing address and closes on 15 July 2016. Winners will be picked via

Buyer’s note: I received a set of the Extraordinary Losers books from Bubbly Books for this review. If you’d like to get the books for an extraordinary kid in your like, you can find Extraordinary Losers and other books by local authors here.

For more news and information about the Extraordinary Losers books, check out their Facebook page here.

Author Showcase: Leo Lionni – Children’s book author and illustrator

Now that J has become a confident reader, I have started asking him to read to Little E and Thumper. It brings me great joy to see all three of them together, looking through a picture book together.

One of our current favourite children’s book authors is Leo Lionni, who wrote and illustrated more than forty award-winning children’s books. I love his colourful and bold graphic style with its use of paper collage and watercolours. His stories are just as lovely and captivating as his pictures, and they are a joy to read aloud!

“I believe that a good children’s book should appeal to all people who have not completely lost their original joy and wonder in life. The fact is that I don’t make books for children at all. I make them for that part of us, of myself and of my friends, which has never changed, which is still a child.”
― Leo Lionni

We currently own only two books by Leo Lionni, “Alexander and the Wind-up Mouse” and “Matthew’s Dream” – but I am hoping that we will be able to expand out library soon!

Alexander and the Wind-up Mouse” is a fun little book about Alexander the mouse who envies the seemingly cushy life of his only friend, Willy, a mechanical toy mouse. Alexander seeks a magic pebble that will grant him a single wish. Eventually, Willy is discarded by his owner, and Alexander must choose between using his wish for himself or for his dear friend. This is such a beautiful book about unselfish love and friendship, I cannot help but feel very moved at the end!

Matthew’s Dream“, a colourful book about Matthew, a little mouse who visits an art museum and becomes inspired by the beautiful abstract works that he sees. This is a very interesting book that is a great way to discuss the interpretation and appreciation of art and aesthetics! I was very surprised at the way Leo Lionni was able to clearly communicate such abstract concepts to children, but it really opened up their eyes and helped them to look at the world around them in a new way.

Beautiful stories, beautiful pictures

Stories and pictures that captivate

It just so happened that a few months ago, the Japanese casual wear designer, Uniqlo, was selling kids clothes bearing Leo Lionni designs. When I spied them in store, all I could think of was ‘WOOHOO!’ I just had to pick out a few for Little E to wear. She was so excited to see the paper mice from her favourite stories on the dresses, which she likes to put on whenever we are reading from the books.

We also found a great Leo Lionni paper mouse craft that is available as a free printable, courtesy of Random House publishing.

We just printed it out and Little E carefully cut out each part with a pair of safety scissors. For the mouse’s body, we used Leo Lionni’s own technique of tearing the paper, so that the body would have a furry appearance!

We used double-sided tape to fix the arms, legs, eye and tail to the mouse body, and then taped the whole thing to a straw so that Little E could play with it like a puppet!

How to make a Paper Mouse

Little E makes a paper Alexander mouse!

You can download the template for the paper mouse as well as other free Leo Lionni printables here.

A Special for Owls Well Readers: Well done for reading to the end! MPH Bookstores Singapore is kindly sponsoring a giveaway of “Alexander and the Wind-up Mouse” by Leo Lionni to THREE lucky Owls Well Readers! Huzzah!

To take part in this giveaway:

  1. Be a fan of the Owls Well Facebook page
  2. Like and share this post on Facebook and tag three friends – make sure your post is public!
  3. Leave a comment below telling me about your first ‘best’ friend (or your child’s first ‘best’ friend), as well the name of your Facebook account that you used to like and share the page. Don’t forget to include your email address! (If you would like to send me the email address privately, leave a comment for the other answers, then email me at 4owlswell [at] gmail [dot] com)

(Giveaway is open to anyone with a Singapore address and will end on 20th October 2015. Winners will be picked via – just make sure you complete all 3 easy steps!)

P.S. Special thanks to MPH Bookstores Singapore for being awesome and acquiescing to my request for review copies of all the books listed in this post!

P.P.S. This post was written in memory of Leo Lionni who passed away at the age of 89 on 11 October 1999.

Update: This giveaway is now closed and the winners have been emailed – thanks for playing!

A Peranakan Peregrination: A Cultural Day Out with Kids

Recently, I convinced the Aged Ps to take the kids for a Peranakan Day Out, so that they can learn more about Peranakan culture and what it means to be a Baba or a Nyonya.

Here’s how you can enjoy your own Peranakan Day Out in 10 easy steps!

Video Footnotes:

This is a really great book that not only introduces the Peranakan Museum and it’s highlights, but gives some easy to read information about Peranakan culture. In the book, Stacey visits the museum and has an adventure with a mysterious girl who takes her on a personal tour!

I really love the detailed illustrations by James Tan, and it really is such a treat to be able to read the book to the kids, and then see their reaction once they reach the museum and recognise the things that they see in the pictures.

I was very fortunate to have received a copy of this book from Armour Publishing for review, but you can get your own copy from the Peranakan Museum shop or direct from the Armour Publishing website. The book is part of the Stacey & the Museum series by Lianne Ong – here’s a review and book trailer that I made for the first book in the series, Stacey Goes to the National Museum.

The Peranakan Museum is a wonderful little museum installed in the former Tao Nan Chinese School, and has a beautiful and extensive collection of Peranakan objects, wonderfully curated in a manner that illustrates the tradition and distinctive artistic style of the Peranakan community.

There are many interactive components for children within the museum, some on large computer touch screens, and others requiring and encouraging children to touch and handle vintage objects. J and Little E enjoyed running around the museum completing a little treasure hunt – the activity sheet can be collected at the information counter.

We visited the museum with the Aged P, who is of course a true Peranakan but there are guided tours conducted daily by volunteers (most of whom are also Peranakan or are scholars of Southeast Asian culture) are more than happy to regale you with personal stories about Peranakan traditions!

The Peranakan Museum is open daily from 10am – 7pm (extended hours to 9pm on Fridays) and is located on 39 Armenian Street, Singapore 179941. Admission is free for Singaporean Citizens and PRs, as well as for children under 6 years old.

At the Peranakan Museum and Daisy's Dream Kitchen

At the Peranakan Museum and Daisy’s Dream Kitchen

  • Peranakan Food in Singapore

We ate at Daisy’s Dream Kitchen, which is a small little family-run eatery over in the West Coast serving Peranakan food as well as a selection of other local dishes.

The food is delicious and reasonably priced, with a lovely home cooked flavour and the Aged Ps deem it ‘Cheap and Good’ (which by their standards, is very good indeed). Peranakan food tends to be very rich, so I was surprised and glad to see that the dishes served were not swimming in grease, but were low in salt and oil with no loss to the fullness of flavour. We even met Daisy’s kids and grandkids, who had dropped in for lunch, the little 5 year old grandson even coming to our table to thank us for visiting! What a little charmer.

Daisy’s Dream Kitchen is open from Tues-Sun from 11am-3pm and 6pm-10pm at Block 517 West Coast Road, #01-571, S(120517), Tel: 6779 1781

If you are looking for a fancier Peranakan restaurant with a larger range of traditional dishes, prepared and displayed in a traditional manner, the Aged Ps recommend The Blue Ginger Restaurant, which is where they like to bring out-of-towners when they want to truly impress.

To get a true taste of Peranakan culture, the Aged Ps recommend that you try the Nyonya-style Ngoh Hiang, the Bakwan Kepiting soup, the Babi Ponteh stewed pork and the Ayam Buah Keluak stuffed blacknut when you are visiting a Peranakan Restaurant.

  • Peranakan music

Peranakans are known for their involvement in Dondang Sayang (Love ballad) and Keroncong (Malay-style ukelele band) forms of music.

The Aged Ps were very insistent that I chose the correct kind of music to accompany this video, and so I have gone for the Dondang Sayang style of Peranakan music. The Dondang Sayang style is exemplified by the exchange of lighthearted and cheeky malay poetry (or ‘pantun‘) between two singers.

The song that I use in this video, Rasa Sayang, is a very popular local folk song in the traditional Dondang Sayang form and the chorus goes:

Rasa sayang, hey! (Loving feelings, hey!)
Rasa sayang-sayang hey, (Lots of loving feelings, hey!)
Lihat nona dari jauh (Admiring a pretty girl from afar)
Rasa sayang-sayang, hey (Lots of loving feelings, hey!)

(Ironically, the version of Rasa Sayang  that I used is recorded by a Japanese artiste, Lisa Ono!)

  • Peranakan Fashions
Little Nyonya proudly wearing her kebaya!

Little Nyonya proudly wearing her kebaya!

We didn’t include a visit to a dressmaker to try out fancy Peranakan fashions and learn how to tie a sarong in the traditional way, but that would be a fun way to round off the day with an impromptu fashion show, especially if you have kids who love dressing up.

We love Toko Aljunied for their beautiful kebayas and batik shirts – you can find out more about this wonderful purveyor of fine Peranakan fashions for kids and adults here.

Lee Kuan Yew’s Memoirs – A Review (or, How to Build a Country When All You’ve Got is a Bunch of Really Ornery Immigrants)

lee-kuan-yew-memoirsIt seems inconceivable that the World should lose not one, but two of its geniuses in the span of a week. Yet, here we are mourning the death of Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s founding father and the last of the PAP’s first generation.

Mr Lee is not known for his literary genius. He was a visionary, strategic thinker and politician. Still, he did publish his memoirs in two thick volumes – The Singapore Story and From Third World to First, so in the spirit of the Owls Well book month, I have decided to write a little bit about them.

As I read both books in 2000, my memory of the books might be a little hazy, but I’m pretty confident that I may well be one of the very few people who have read them cover to cover.

The first book, A Singapore Story, covers Mr Lee’s childhood growing up in rural Singapore, his young adult years as a University student in London and his early political career.

Rather than a book about heavy politics, it’s more of a recollection of childhood and growing up, with a little bit of romance thrown in.

It’s hard to imagine Lee Kuan Yew as a young man picking mushrooms at a golf course and making omelettes with them while courting his wife-to-be, yet the memories are still there, pinned to the page like so many butterflies in a collection. It’s equally difficult to imagine him as a glue manufacturer and salesman, but apparently, Mr Lee supported himself during the Japanese occupation by making Stikfas glue (he even provides his readers with the recipe for it!). It’s not a poetic book by any stretch of the imagination, but it’s informative, giving a glance at the man who would later become Singapore’s driving force.

“The task of the leaders must be to provide or create for them a strong framework within which they can learn, work hard, be productive and be rewarded accordingly. And this is not easy to achieve.” – Lee Kuan Yew, The Singapore Story: Memoirs of Lee Kuan Yew

Lee Kuan Yew only really gets to the meat of the politics of Asia with his second set of memoirs, From Third World to First, (or as I like to call it: “Country Building 101: What to do with a bunch of really ornery immigrants who don’t have much direction and would really like the British to come back, kkthx”).

The answer to this question is, of course, “Get Machiavellian” (e.g. Make serving in the army compulsory on pain of jail and also pain) and if that doesn’t work, “Make Stuff Up” (e.g. Ask Israeli army trainers to grow moustaches and call them codename them ‘Mexicans’ so that things stay totally top secret).

“I have never been over concerned or obsessed with opinion polls or popularity polls. I think a leader who is, is a weak leader. Between being loved and being feared, I have always believed Machiavelli was right. If nobody is afraid of me, I’m meaningless.” – Lee Kuan Yew, The Singapore story: The Memoirs of Lee Kuan Yew

One of the things I enjoyed the most about Lee Kuan Yew’s memoirs is simply seeing what his thought processes were in making his political decisions.  There is no denying that the man was a political genius, and some of the things that he actually got away with were, frankly, inventive and funny.  No matter how many of Lee Kuan Yew’s decisions boil down to getting Machiavellian or making stuff up, we cannot deny the results.  Singaporeans currently enjoy a high standard of living and a the highest trade to GDP ratio in the world.

“I always tried to be correct, not politically correct.” – Lee Kuan Yew, From Third World to First: The Singapore Story

Lee Kuan Yew gave everything he had to Singapore and the story he tells about the building process is fascinating, not just because of what happened, but also because of what may still happen in the future.

Goodbye, Sir, and thank you.

Book Series that we love (For Preschoolers): The Adventures of Squirky The Alien

The Adventures of Squirky The Alien #1 and #2 by Melanie Lee

The Adventures of Squirky The Alien #1 and #2 by Melanie Lee

I am so glad to introduce this wonderful series of children’s books by my primary school chum, Melanie Lee, the author of Imaginary Friends! Yay! It’s so great to see brilliant work from local Singaporean authors!

This book series revolves around Squirky, a little blue alien from Planet Q who is living on Earth with his parents and sister Emma. In the first book, ‘Why Am I Blue?’, Squirky realises for the first time that he is different from the rest of his family, and his parents reveal to him that he is adopted.

The book deals very sensitively with the concept of adoption which is a subject very close to Melanie’s heart and provides a great springboard for discussion. I imagine that the books will be invaluable to adoptive parents who are looking for ways to gently and openly talk to their children about the subject. Melanie also includes links to useful resources about adoption as well as a very helpful FAQ at the back of ‘Why Am I Blue’ about the issues surrounding adoption which I found very informative. After reading the FAQ, I have a better understanding of the struggles and fears that adoptive parents go through when broaching the subject with their young ones, and I hope that I can be a better support to my friends who have adopted children.

I was very surprised to find that both J and Little E identify very strongly with Squirky, as (coming from an interracial background) they already know that they are different from the people around them. When they look in the mirror, they are both very aware that their outward appearances are different from that of their classmates. This is something that Squirky has to deal with in ‘Why Am I Blue?’ and he learns that being different makes him unique, and that he is not alone in the world when he is surrounded by a family who loves him.

Queen Stella

Queen Stella

J and Little E were also intrigued by Squirky’s story, which bears many similarities to that of DC Comic’s Superman (whom both of them are familiar with).

When Book #2 of the Squirky adventure series was released, J became very excited and could not wait to get home to read it to Little E! They were both captivated by the beautiful illustrations by local artist David Liew, especially his depiction of the beautiful and sad Queen Stella.

In ‘What Happened To Planet Q?’Squirky’s loving parents support his decision to search for his birth parents and find out more about his origins, so with the help of his sister Emma, he leaves his home on an exciting space adventure in the second book.

The theme of this book is on the concept of honesty and openness in communication which is something that I am currently trying to impress upon my children. The truth is oftentimes hard and painful, and the reaction you may get from telling the truth may be unpleasant, and this is something that Queen Stella experiences when talking to Squirky. However, lying through omission can be even more hurtful!

The Adventures of Squirky The Alien #3 by Melanie Lee

The Adventures of Squirky The Alien #3 by Melanie Lee

Squirky’s adventures continue in the latest addition to the series, ‘Who Is The Red Commander?’ and I have been very privileged to receive a preview copy of the book from MPH Group Publishing.

In ‘Who Is the Red Commander?’, Squirky and Emma land in the hostile environment of Planet R and bravely persist in their quest to find out about what happened to the inhabitants of his home Planet Q, meeting the mysterious and unfriendly Red Commander. In this book, both Squirky and Red Commander learns that facing one’s fears head-on can lead to forgiveness, personal growth and strength.

I really appreciate the way that Melanie weaves difficult concepts and themes into all the books, providing many opportunities for discussion with my kids – and I can’t wait to see what she has in store for the rest of the series!

(By the way, Melanie and the book series illustrator David Liew will be at Kinokuniya at Ngee Ann City on Saturday 14th March 2015 at 3:30pm and at Books Kinokuniya at Jurong Store on Saturday 22nd March 2015 at 2:00pm for the launch of Book #3 of the Squirky series! They will be conducting a storytelling session as well as some really fun art-and-craft activities for the little ones, so do hop on down and check it out. More details here.)

A Surprise for Owls Well Readers: MPH Bookstores Singapore is very generously sponsoring a full set (Books #1-3) of The Adventures of Squirky The Alien by Melanie Lee to TWO lucky Owls Well Readers! Woohoohoo!

To take part in this giveaway, just complete the following:

1. Be a fan of the Owls Well Facebook Page

2. Be a fan of The Adventures of Squirky the Alien Facebook Page

3. Leave a comment below telling me about a book series that you or your kids are currently enjoying and why you think everyone should read it. Don’t forget to leave your Facebook name and your email address so that I can contact you if you win – or if you’re really shy, you can email your details to me separately at

3. (Optional) To double your chances of winning, share or reblog this giveaway on any form of social media that you fancy and leave a comment below with the link!

(This giveaway is open to people with a Singapore mailing address and ends on 17 March 2015. Winners will be picked via – just make sure you complete the 3 required steps!)

Good Luck!

Update: This giveaway is now closed and the winners have been contacted by email. Thanks for playing!