Ten Things I’ve Learned in a Year of Instagram

To say that Instagram has changed my life isn’t an overstatement.  Joining the community has given me courage to leave my traditional job and try to live in a way that’s a lot more satisfying.…

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Book Review: Tin Man by Sarah Winman

It begins with a painting won in a raffle: fifteen sunflowers, hung on the wall by a woman who believes that men and boys are capable of beautiful things. I expected love, jealousy and nostalgia…

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Our Phizzwhizzing Day Out at the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

When I was younger I loved Roald Dahl’s stories and it’s been great fun to read them again with Little M so our visit to the Roald Dahl Museum in Great Missenden has been on…

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How I Choose My Holiday Reads

I’ve been thinking about this question a lot recently as we’re due to go on holiday to the Isles of Scilly soon and I want to make sure that my travel reads are as satisfying…

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5 Questions to Ask Before You Cull Your Books

If you’re a long-term booklover, chances are that you have had to cull your books at least once.  We hit this point on a yearly basis – usually when we’ve reached the point where our…

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