Five reasons why I love Mollie Makes

Cover of Mollie Makes issue 42

A couple of years ago, Emma Cossey confessed she'd fallen hard for The Simple Life - a beautiful magazine focussing on the slow life movement and the little things in life. Coincidentally, it's from the same company behind my current magazine crush. Yes, readers of Dork Adore, I am head over heels … [Read more...]

Merlin Ends With Series Five – Dork Reaction

Last night, suddenly, the BBC announced that Merlin would conclude at the end of the current series five. You can see the full statement on CultBox, but it includes all the pleasantries you'd expect: The show had a good run, but this was their time, we must stand by their bedside and hold in our … [Read more...]

Does your toddler need an iPad?

Joanne Mallon

You might have cooed over desperately cute pictures of little babies interacting with iPads, but does this mean that no nursery is complete without a few Apple accessories? Is computer play a necessary part of children’s play in 2012 – even very tiny children? These days, a toddler holding an … [Read more...]

Spooks – Series Nine Death Pool

Spooks logo

The BBC’s Spooks has always been a cruel gig for its characters. Ever since then-famous Holby City actress Lisa Faulkner had her head stuffed in a deep fat fryer in episode two, the show has enjoyed a reputation for writing out cast members at a rate that would cause other series to be crippled by … [Read more...]

Merlin – Our Series Three Wish List

Merlin full cast, featuring Colin Morgan, Bradley James et al

Before the brand new series of Merlin kicked off this weekend, Nick gave us his suggestions for what he'd like to see. Has series three delivered? The third series of the BBC’s Merlin is underway, and you could cut the excitement with a massive jousting implement. The Arthurian version of … [Read more...]