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Time’s Convert – Book Review

Time’s Convert – Book Review

Books & Films
Today I am leaving you in the capable hands of my lovely friend Glyn, who has kindly reviewed Time’s Convert by Deborah Harkness, a spin-off from the best-selling All Souls ... Read more
Stationery Sunday: Personalised Stationery

Stationery Sunday: Personalised Stationery

Stationery
A lazy Sunday afternoon is the perfect time to sit down with a notebook and pen to do some writing, be it journaling, blog post writing or just general notes. ... Read more
A Review of 2017

A Review of 2017

Etc, Life
That’s another year done! I can safely say that 2017 was one heck of a lot better than 2016 (a.k.a “The Year to Forget”). I’ve done fun things, had new ... Read more
Room 203 – Cardiff Marriott Hotel

Room 203 – Cardiff Marriott Hotel

Travel
Another concert, another hotel. This time I was seeing Robbie Williams at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff on what turned out to be the hottest June day in more than ... Read more
Papercuts: Like a sunflower…

Papercuts: Like a sunflower…

Etc
When Lana from Twenty Fingers asked if I’d be interested in reviewing a personalised papercut from their website, I jumped at the chance. Twenty Fingers is a family-run business creating ... Read more
Room 303 – Novotel Birmingham Airport Hotel

Room 303 – Novotel Birmingham Airport Hotel

Travel
Despite not jetting off to exotic climates, Novotel Birmingham Airport Hotel was the perfect hotel for my needs the other night. I was seeing my favourite band, Take That, at ... Read more
Fire & Ice

Fire & Ice

Stationery
My favourite fountain pen ink colour is usually purple, but having seen a review for Robert Oster Fire & Ice (a blue ink), I couldn’t wait to get my hands ... Read more
Say Nice Things: Journals and Notebooks

Say Nice Things: Journals and Notebooks

Stationery
We are a couple of weeks into the new year now and, if you haven’t already, it’s a great time to start a journal. Bullet journalling is on the rise, ... Read more
2016 Round-up (a.k.a Roll on 2017!)

2016 Round-up (a.k.a Roll on 2017!)

Etc, Life
2016 has definitely been a year to forget. It’s been my most emotional, stressful and upsetting year, and one I hope I never have to repeat. Thankfully, it’s nearly over ... Read more
Stationery Sunday – Silvine Originals

Stationery Sunday – Silvine Originals

Stationery
Silvine notebooks bring back lovely childhood memories. I would walk down to the village shop with my £1 weekly pocket money and purchase a 25p mix of sweets, a can ... Read more
Water: Infused!

Water: Infused!

Food
I’ve been taking a bottle of water with me to work for a long time, but plain old water sometimes gets just a bit boring and tasteless. I don’t drink ... Read more
Free-from Chocolatey Heaven

Free-from Chocolatey Heaven

Food
I’ve begun a quest to find some tasty dairy-free “milk” chocolate… Something which tastes similar to proper milk chocolate (like Cadburys or Milka). I’ve yet to find any, but who ... Read more
Delicious Alchemy Quick Cook Original Porridge Oats

Delicious Alchemy Quick Cook Original Porridge Oats

Food
Now winter is most definitely with us and the mornings and evenings are most definitely colder, what’s better than tucking into a hot bowl of porridge? However, not all porridge ... Read more
Delicious Alchemy Oaty Cookies

Delicious Alchemy Oaty Cookies

Food
After writing my Delicious Alchemy Chocolate Brownie & Swedish Glace Vanilla Ice Cream post, I was lucky enough to be contacted by Delicious Alchemy with the offer of being sent ... Read more

Review: Open the Cage, Murphy! by Paul O’Grady

Books & Films
Paul O’Grady (and his alter ego Lily Savage) has had quite a life, so perhaps it shouldn’t come as a surprise that ‘Open the Cage, Murphy!’ is not his first ... Read more