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The Merest Loss by Steven Neil

If you know me, you’ll know that I have a love of literature and a love of history, so historical ...
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Mystery Blogger Award

Mystery Blogger Award

Back in September the lovely Mrs A from Hooks and Dragons nominated me for the Mystery Blogger Award – thank ...
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The Nanny Song – An Interview with Misty Mount

One thing that I love indulging in is, as most of you know, reading. It gives me real pleasure and ...
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Bradbury’s The Jewellers

Jewellery is such a lovely gift to give and to receive. It is a present that suits all occasions too ...
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Getting hygge with Hopping Hare Candles

Hygge • creating a feeling of well being Roughly pronounced "hoo-ga" or "hue-guh", hygge is an important part of Danish ...
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The Tissue Veil – Brenda Bannister

What if you discovered a hundred-year-old diary under your floorboards - and then found references in it to yourself? Or ...
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Me and My Amazfit Bip

Me And My Amazfit Bip

Fitness trackers have been around a long time. There are the all singing all dancing contraptions, various exercise specific ones, ...
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Guest post – Children’s TV Shows

From time to time I have guest posts on my blog, and today I am delighted to share my husband's ...
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Getting Creative – Origami Bookmarks

I love origami. There’s a calmness to it that really appeals to the crafty, creative side of me. The little ...
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Introducing ‘The Finest Supermarket in Kabul’ by Ele Pawelski

There are only a few things that rival my love for reading a good book. Writing that takes my mind ...
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10 Things I Love About Autumn

Autumn is my favourite season. I know that not everyone shares this view but for me it is a time ...
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5 Top Tips For Travelling With A Young Family

Source As many of you know, travelling is firmly on our family agenda. It's something that we don't do nearly ...
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Why I Believe in the Internet

I overheard someone talking a few days ago saying that we are heading for an internet and social media backlash ...
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18 Summers Cup of Toast

18 Summers

There has been a lot of conversation and writing about having 18 summers with our children. If you’ve missed it ...
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Decisions, Decisions

We’ve made some pretty big life decisions over the past few years. Having children, moving house, changing career, that kind ...
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Body Confidence

This is me. On the beach. Nailing life by having fun with my family. In my clothes. I've spent the ...
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Books Are Cool – Leo’s War Patricia Murphy

From time to time I come across a real gem. You will no doubt know by now how much I ...
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The Forgotten Forest

The Forgotten Forest

“Mama, I love it!” Munch turned to me with his eyes wide, full of wonder and inspiration. We had just ...
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