Books

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 …

Look who’s (nearly) talking

Like most parents, Kate and I both worry about when Dylan is going to reach the various important developmental stages that will eventually see him complete his transformation from baby to little boy. It’s probably irrational to do so, but it has to be said that most baby books have a lot to answer for with what are basically sweeping …