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Book Review: What A Way to Go by Julia Forster and a Giveaway!!

1988. 12-year-old Harper Richardson’s parents are divorced. Her mum got custody of her, the Mini, and five hundred tins of baked beans. Her dad got a mouldering cottage in a Midlands backwater village and default membership of the Lone Rangers … Continue reading

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Blog Tour: What A Way to Go by Julia Forster

We’re back on a blog tour this week, and this time we’re taking a look at What a Way to Go by Julia Forster. This is Julia’s debut novel, set in the wonderful 80s (are we allowed to look back … Continue reading

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Coming Up: Blog Tour for What a Way to Go by Julia Forster

Just a headsup that the blog tour for Julia Forster’s debut novel, What a Way to Go begins on 6th January. I am hosting on 14th Jan, but please do check out the other blogs taking part.

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Book Review: The One Plus One by Jojo Moyes

One single mum With two jobs and two children, Jess Thomas does her best day after day. But it’s hard on your own. And sometimes you take risks you shouldn’t. Because you have to . . . One chaotic family … Continue reading

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To Do or Not To Do: School and Holidays…

I’ve started thinking recently about holidays and we’re currently considering whether we should take advantage of Biggest Boy’s school policy allowing family holidays in term time. The policy is basically thus: We can ask to take him out of school … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Sunday – Moroccan Lamb Tagine

The first Slow Cooker Sunday – how exciting! I cooked a nice Moroccan Lamb Tagine by Anthony Worrall Thompson this week. I saw it on the BBC Food Website, but it wasn’t done in the Slow Cooker, so I made … Continue reading

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One Born Every Minute – #Rulebreakers

I must say, I don’t consider myself to be a rulebreaker, but having said that I do tend to pretty much do things the way I want to do them and dislike being told what to do. I am overweight … Continue reading

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My Big, Fat, Awesome Wedding!

Well, it’s been a month since our fantastic wedding and we’ve just got the official photos back, so I can do an great big post to tell you how awesome it was… Everything went as planned and there were no … Continue reading

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Scrapbooks Galore!

A long while ago I had a go at making my own cards – total disaster! I sort of blundered into it and hamfistedly put the things together and if I’d have had children at the time I would have … Continue reading

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Family Visiting

This is where we are at the moment: View Larger Map We’re visiting Mr W’s family for a few days as last time we came we ended up going straight home as littlest lad was a bit poorly. We also … Continue reading

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