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Books2Door – Review

Books2Door – Review

Books & Films
When Books2Door contacted me about reviewing their service, it didn’t take long for me to take them up on their offer. I was given a £30 voucher code and free-reign ... Read more
2019 – A Year in Photos

2019 – A Year in Photos

Etc, Life
Another year over. Another decade gone! In 2019……. I Volunteered This year saw me become a volunteer for the National Garden Scheme. Initially, it was to take photographs of the ... Read more
2018 – A Year in Photos

2018 – A Year in Photos

Etc, Life
Another year over. 2018 has had its ups and downs like any other year, but I think it’s mostly been a positive year. I Lost One evening in April, Leo ... Read more
Stationery Sunday – Lamy AL-star Fountain Pen

Stationery Sunday – Lamy AL-star Fountain Pen

Stationery
Regular readers will know I’m a big fan of fountain pens, so when my local pen shop, Write Here, offered to send me one for review, how could I refuse?! ... Read more
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