Book Review: The Blue Salt Road by Joanne M. Harris

I’ve been on a mission to read more books by Joanne Harris ever since I attended one of her events at the Buxton Festival.  She’s a witty, wise woman and her literary range is incredible. …

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7 Lessons from a Year of Freelancing

My year of freelancing ended on a high note.  I exceeded my income goals and learned many new skills but this time last year, my work life was a completely blank canvas.   I’d quit my…

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Book Review: The Wolves of Willoughby Chase by Joan Aiken

The Wolves of Willoughby Chase turned out to be our favourite family read over Christmas after Al borrowed it from the library.   He sped through this classic children’s book in a couple of days so…

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Walking the Jane Eyre Trail

One of our new year’s resolutions is to take up hiking again so walking the Jane Eyre Trail was a perfect way to combine books and the great outdoors.  This 5.5 mile (8km) route created…

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The Book Family Rogerson Round-Up : December 2018

Where did December go?! For me most of it was sucked into a temporary transcription contract which basically paid for our Christmas.  To be fair I really enjoyed working on it, but it did mean…

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