Elephants on Tour Book Review – a Q&A with Guillaume Cornet

From the skyscrapers of New York and Tokyo to the jungles of Peru and Madagascar, the elephants are off to see some of the most amazing places in the world – discovering famous buildings, food,…

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My 5-Step Process for Making Creative Photographs

People often ask me where my ideas for creative Instagram pictures come from – a question that I haven’t been able to answer fully.  I’ve always had an interest in the world of imagination –…

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Staying Overnight at Gladstone’s Library

We’ve always dreamed of staying overnight in a library so  Gladstone’s Library has been on our literary travel wishlist for a long time.  Founded by William Gladstone himself, Britain’s only Prime Ministerial library is situated…

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My Year ‘Off’ Work – Nine Months In

How did that happen?! I’m almost three-quarters into my year away from the traditional workplace – a liberating yet also slightly scary realisation.  Since Little M has  returne to school, I’ve been in review mode.…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Buddy Reading on Instagram

One of my favourite things about being a bookstagrammer is being able to read books with other bibliophiles all around the world – a practice known as buddy reading (also called readalongs). When I started…

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