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‘Dolls are not like people. People can choose, but dolls can only be chosen.’
- Tottie: The Story of a Doll’s House, Rumer Godden

The practice of making miniaturised dwellings and domestic items is over a thousand years old – tiny household items were found in the tombs of Egyptian Pharoes. 731 more words

Six Word Stories

Here are a few six word stories which were inspired by Coventry’s Herbert Museum.

‘A pew: names carved into it’

‘Hands turn slowly, chiming every fifteen’ 12 more words


Begum Qudsia Zaidi - Follow Up Story

At Mehfil on 13th of January we decided to celebrate the centenary of Hindustani theatre doyen Begum Qudsia Zaidi.

In her lifetime, Begum Qudsia Zaidi had written and translated a number of books for children and even today “Chacha Chakkan ke Draame”, is one of her most loved and performed series of plays for children. 367 more words

Urdu Mehfils

"It Must Have Been The Watermelon Punch."

Over the past week or so I’ve been moving a lot  of things around in the doll room, changing dolls outfits, getting out knitting patterns and yarns and treating my vintage Barbie for a case of green arm. 352 more words

Fashion Dolls

The best dolls' houses ever!

I loved Enid Blyton’s The Magic Faraway Tree series when I was little. This is just how I imagine the tree would look.

Books, Movies, Television And Music

The container arrives!

The end of September and our container from England finally arrives!

This was our eighth move in our ten year marriage and in a lot of ways was the easiest one yet, even though it was across an ocean. 203 more words

Pop Goes the Weasel by M. J Arlidge

This is the second book in the new DI Helen Grace series which started with the publication of Eeny Meeny in May 2014 and which was talked about ALL over the bookternet, so of course I had to read that one first. 689 more words

Book Review