This month, our mystery retail columnist shares their view of the 2012 show.
"Another year passes for the Toymaster show, and what a show it was.
"At last the sun came out and sent the marquee into hot temperatures, and whoever had the brilliant idea of the ice cream van made it bearable.
"I did suggest Flair should pay for all the ice creams as sponsorship for the Sylvanian Families Ice Cream Van, but I believe that fell on deaf ears."
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