Month: November 2012

Mum: On Your Retirement

Well today is a big day in our family – my Mum is retiring! Mum started out her career as a Modern Languages Teacher, teaching French and German. In fact that is what took her to Mull and ultimately to meet my Dad. Mum was at my Granny’s house one Sunday and Granny wrapped up […]

Posted November 22, 2012


Win Friends: The Complete Series Blu-ray Box Set! *Giveaway*

I actually cannot describe how excited I am about today’s post. It is a fantastic giveaway courtesy of the lovely people at Warner Bros. I have two words for you …. FRIENDS …… BLU-RAY! For the first time the complete series of Friends has been released on Blu-ray and here at Rhoda Reviews we have one […]

Posted November 20, 2012


Zoe and Beans: Hello Oscar!

Zoe and Beans: Hello Oscar!

We have a couple of ‘Zoe and Beans’ stories in our house and so were delighted to receive this new book Hello Oscar.     The text is so clever and its slightly strange story appeals not only to young readers but to adults as well; ‘ “Woof!” said Beans. “Squeak”, said the guinea pig. […]

Posted November 15, 2012


Poppy Cat – Blast Off Review

Poppy Cat – Blast Off Review

Liz’s book reviews continue – this time with Poppy Cat TV: Blast Off! by Lara Jones     This is a great story book for seventeen-month-old Sophie. It is 17.5cm x 17.5cm which makes it a great size for little hands, and the pages are made from card so they are easy to turn and […]

Posted November 12, 2012


The Paper Dolls

The Paper Dolls

In this recent cold snap Liz and the kids have been snuggled up reading some fantastic books. Today Liz reviews The Paper Dolls by Julia Donaldson and Rebecca Cobb.     What a combination – Julia Donaldson and Rebecca Cobb! Our family and fans of them both so it’s really interesting to see a book combining both. […]

Posted November 6, 2012