The Magic Mini (History Stories)

The mini is a time machine. The Owner is an unusual great grandfather of two brothers, who together with their friend Innis, who lives next door, and their dog, a black Scottie called Holly and sometimes with a cat called Marmalade, take adventure trips through the mists of time. At first hand, experiencing life as it was then.
March 19, 2019


“It’s a lovely day today” sang Gramps as he swung up the garden path knocking on the front door. It was immediately opened by Felix his […]
March 19, 2019

The Fire Of London.1666.

Mini, the little shining red car is parked in the curb outside the boy’s house; willing Felix and Hector to appear with its owner their great […]
March 19, 2019


“Og og inim og” the children and grandfather chanted nothing happened. “That’s very strange” said Gramps. “Oh no oh dear oh no!”cried the boys grandfather,”Just look […]
March 19, 2019

Gunpowder Plot November 1605.

“Put your coats on “ smiled the boys great grand father, as the old man theatrically whirled his long red woollen scarf around his neck. “It’s […]
March 19, 2019

The London Blitz 1940

History for very young children. The children, the old man and Holly the dog, waved happily to the boy’s parents as they ran down the garden […]
March 19, 2019

1914-18 First World War The Great War.

“ Mud mud glorious mud, Nothing quite like it for cooling the blood, So follow me follow me down, to the hollow, And we will wallow […]
March 19, 2019

The Great Plague of London 1665

“Have fun and be careful” said Mrs Peters as she kissed the children goodbye. “We will” laughed Gramps their great grandfather as he skipped down the […]
March 19, 2019

Before Man

Holly’s bark alerted the boys who were waiting at the front door impatient to be off.“Gramps is here” cried the boys together, who were ontheir summer […]
March 19, 2019

Magna Carta 1215

“ Sometimes good , often comes from something bad,” announced Gramps firmly. “Why say that?” enquired Felix. The Peter’s family were sitting in the garden having […]