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Month: January 2013

WHY ADULTS LOVE IN THE NIGHT GARDEN — Parentdish.co.uk

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In The Night Garden: an artistic work of sheer genius and immense profundity? Discuss. PLUS Ten things you didn’t know about the show! Read on…   Image: BBC

KIDS’ BOOK CLUB: SWEET VALLEY HIGH — Parentdish.co.uk

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This week I was so excited to get my hands on a vintage Sweet Valley High novel again. It has been 23 years since, aged 11, I collected every single one as they came out, dreaming of what it might be like to be a size six blonde haired Californian twin girl living the all-American […]

JANUARY’S BEST NEW CRAFT BOOKS — Allaboutyou.com

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Here are my top ten craft books this new year. My faves this month are Stitched Gifts, The Homemade Home, and Supersize Stitches. Craft on!

KIDS’ BOOK CLUB: THE DOLLS’ HOUSE BY RUMER GODDEN — Parentdish.co.uk

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What a relief it is, after reading the bland prose of Twilight, to come to the exquisitely sensitive writing of Rumer Godden. If you have a dim but fond memory from childhood of a book about a doll called Tottie, it really is worth dusting off your old copies of Rumer Godden’s books.

TOO MANY OPTIONS? — Top Sante

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Learn the two techniques to turn you from ditherer into decision-maker… In this feature for February’s Top Santé, I tried out decision-making therapy.