All posts tagged child

The power of a children’s book: ‘Wonder’ by R.J. Palacio

10-year-old August Pullman was born with grave genetic abnormalities, resulting in an extreme facial deformity. The doctors didn’t expect him to survive after birth, but he did. Until the beginning […]

Review: ‘Layover’ by Lisa Zeidner

“As humorous as Zeidner’s heroine is, the emotion is raw and heartfelt.” Claire Newbold is not a conventional heroine. She’s intelligent and sexy, but she has also been known to […]

Mother’s Day with D&D London

D&D London has gone the extra mile to ensure you can treat your Mum to a Mother’s Day that she will never forget. I am sure you will agree that […]

A Corner of my Heart by Mark Seaman

A Corner of my Heart by Mark Seaman: a heart-warming story of love and survival under the cruellest conditions – a must-read! At just seven weeks old, Mary is given […]

Let it glow: The Magical Lantern Festival

The countdown to Christmas is officially underway; social media is ablaze with festive-themed posts of Winter Wonderland, Christmas markets and ice skating antics. Oh and of course central London is […]

Snow Day

I can sense it – it is unusually cold this morning. I try to shove the duvet off me, but my body resists. The icy air from beyond my bed briefly seeps into it through the minuscule gap that formed in my pathetic attempt to get up. I continue to […]

WALALA X PLAY – hurry it is only open until the 24th of September 2017…

In need of last minute weekend plans? Well have I got something in mind for you! Only open until this Sunday, is artist Camille Walala’s: ‘WALALA X PLAY’ – an innovative […]

Patricia Highsmith’s Little Tales of Misogyny- Little Tales for Nasty Women

Now don’t be fooled by the title, Highsmith’s short story collection doesn’t paint pictures of rotten men, and victim women. Instead Highsmith creates a sweetshop’s worth of lurid, eccentric, strange, […]

Say No to Sexy Santa Songs

No no no. Nope. No. It is in my highly informed and festive opinion that Christmas songs should not be sexy. To fetishize an old bearded white man who works […]