Books

Review: Planet Parent by Mark Woods

The front cover of Planet Parent by Mark Woods.

I’ve always been interested in how other cultures approach the ever-evolving learning process that is parenting. We’ve got a fair few friends in France, so have tried certain techniques from across the channel on the boys. It’s fair to say that we’ve experienced varying degrees of success. So I was pleased to be offered a copy of this recent …

Review: Wonderous World books

A happy little boy holding his new book.

Dylan and Xander both love books and are well into letters – especially those in their own names – so are very good at spotting them, which makes these personalised books from Wonderous Ink the perfect gifts. Designed to show little ones why they’re unique in the world, the stories are based on the adventures of a child who, without …

Book who’s talking

Lots of books.

I was tagged in a meme on Facebook recently by one of my good mates from university and, as I’ve hardly read any books since those days – which were more years ago than I care to remember now – thought I ought to write a post about it. Especially as my degree was in English Literature. I feel I …

Fifty Shades of Play

A loosened grey tie, reminiscent of the one on the cover of Fifty Shades of Grey.

She waits alone in a darkened corner of the room, almost hidden to the naked eye. Silent and vulnerable. She knows I am there, but we must wait for our opportunity to present itself. Outwardly, I appear relaxed as I sip ruby-red wine, its lingering taste on my lips reminding me of past conquests. But there is something burning deep within …