Duchess of Sussex reveals Archie loves The Bench | Leisure

The Duchess of Sussex admits that her two-year-old son Archie already has a “greedy appetite for books”.

Royal, 39, announced that her son is a huge fan of her new picture book, The Bench, which is inspired by her husband Prince Harry’s relationship with their little boy.

She said, “I knew our son would notice all of these elements, and he loves the book, which is great because he has an insatiable appetite for books, and every time we read a book to him, he says, ‘again, again’. But now the fact that he loves ‘The Bench’ and we can say, ‘Mommy wrote this for you’ is incredible. “

The Duchess, who lives in California with her young family, also revealed that the book has some personal details.

She told NPR, “I think you can find cute little moments that we hid there – from my favorite flower, even my mother’s favorite flower, forget-me-not. We wanted to make sure they were there.

“Many, many special details and love went into this book.”

The former ‘Suits’ actress, who has two-week-old daughter Lilibet with Harry, previously bought her husband a bank for Father’s Day and admitted being inspired to write poetry after watching the 36- years of royal time with. spent her son.

She said, “Like most of us you go, what should I give you? And I thought I just wanted something sentimental and a place for him as a kind of home base with our son.

“I find it a lot, and especially in the last year I think so many of us have noticed how much is happening in silence. It was definitely moments like this, watching and watching her from the window [Harry] just you know rock him [Archie] to sleep or to wear it or, you know … those lived experiences are from what I observed the things I put into this poem. “

MLB Corridor of Fame catcher Johnny Bench on sticky baseball controversy

Hall of Fame catcher Johnny Bench told CNBC that the Headlines about pitchers using pine tar or other sticky substances on baseballs shouldn’t surprise fans.

“Yeah, they use pine tar, of course they use pine tar, everyone has used pine tar since I was a rookie in 1967,” said the former Cincinnati Reds catcher.

“Don’t talk up, these are the things the pitcher has to do,” said Bench. “A little bit of pine tar has never done any harm, come on. Hold on tight

Bench added that the baseball’s seam has gotten smaller since his pitching days – using a sticky substance on the ball gives the pitcher something to hold onto, he said.

MLB officials are considering cracking down as major league pitchers dominate more than ever. The league has seen six no-hitters this season breaking the 1884 record of eight.

Insiders say one problem might be what’s hidden on the hands of the jugs, like pine tar or a sticky glue called “Spider Tack”. Last week the league four minor league players suspended for the illegal use of foreign substances on baseballs.

However, Bench pointed to below par hitting during a Thursday night interview “The news with Shepard Smith.”