There’s always been lots of noise about the unrealistic body proportions of ‘fashion dolls’ (particularly one whose name begins with ‘B’). Even as a child, I was vaguely aware that my doll’s waist was impossibly small, although at the time I was more concerned about the fact that her feet couldn’t be placed flat on[.....]
Author Archives: Katrina Whelen
I let my kids make their own sandwiches. It’s very messy and sometimes their distribution of sandwich fillings is a little heavy-handed but I figure that there are fewer complaints when the kids are in charge of quality control. I might have to rethink my strategy after reading this kids kitchen ‘thriller’.
When it comes to books, I’m not fickle. Sure, there are lots of books I really, really like (in fact, I only share the ones that I really, really like) but every so often I come across a book that I love. Really, really love. It’s only the beginning of the year however I’m positive[.....]
The instantly recognisable illustrations by Quentin Blake are as synonymous with Roald Dahl as giant peaches, chocolate factories and fantastic foxes. Now you can bring those stories to the nursery in a whole new way with a stunning collection of fabrics inspired by Roald Dahl’s most-loved tales.