What was once child’s play is now apparently the latest stress-buster for adults. You will have noticed no doubt the sudden influx of adult colouring books dotted about stores, as you’ve been doing your Christmas shopping.
I’ve toyed with them – attracted by the ‘oh-so-pretty’ designs and books that are available, but have resisted the craving of getting out my colouring pens. Until now, that is. Marrying my love of travel and a habit of buying of lusting after beautiful stationery comes in the form of Rough Guide’s Colour The World book, £8.99.
It is a compilation of line drawings based on some of the world’s most impressive and inspiring travel destinations. From Machu Picchu in Peru to London’s Big Ben – it aims to capture the essence of the best of travel and amazing world sights.
Take your pens and create your own dazzling ceiling at Istanbul’s Blue Mosque or shade in the stained-glass rose window of Notre Dame in Paris. It’s all about calming art therapy with an eye on dreaming of far-flung destinations. And breathe…