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Wild Things Fun Activity Book by Lonely Planet Kids

April 24, 2019

Have you ever wanted to spy on fairies in the garden, meet a unicorn or share a picnic with a mermaid? Wild Things, published by Lonely Planet Kids this April, and written by the authors of the hugely successful Stick Book, will show how, with a little imagination, a few wild materials and some basic tools, you can.     Packed with over 100 magical outdoor activities, this fantastical guidebook will develop children’s wild senses and skills, and help them…

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Christmas Gift List: Books for everyone

November 12, 2018

For the ladies in your life… Angela Dyson – The Love Detective £9.99. Matador. September 2018. Chick-lit thriller. “He’d thought himself the hunter, that I was easy prey but what he hadn’t bargained for, was contending with a woman who hadn’t eaten a square meal in twenty-four hours. I get mean when I’m hungry.” Clarry Pennhaligan, low on ambition but high on energy, can’t seem to come up with a proper grown-up plan to kick-start her life. Planning really isn’t…

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TRANSCENDENCE – Live Life Beyond The Ordinary

October 10, 2018

Transcendence is an inspirational new docu-series from the internationally-renowned filmmakers of FOOD MATTERS and HUNGRY FOR CHANGE. Films that were shared and seen by hundreds of millions of people around the world, on both Food Matters TV and Netflix, ushering in a new era of health and wellness. With Transcendence, founders of FMTV James Colquhoun and Laurentine ten Bosch, go deep into the inner workings of the psyche to illuminate limiting beliefs and awaken true potential. Through the personal stories of a cast including Novak Djokovic,…

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Bohemian Rhapsody: Movie Time with a Giveaway!

October 10, 2018

I am an absolute fan of Queen. Reminds me of my parents listening to Vinyl discs and dancing, happy times and a bit of culture for one of the best bands in the world. The death of Freddie Mercury was devastating, in a world where AIDS was something no one would speak of. After several decades, Queen decided to continue but now with lead singer Adam Lambert. To be honest, I wasn’t much of a fan of Adam Lambert (at all!) but…

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Stir Crazy Cookbook: Healthy Yummy meals at Home

October 8, 2018

Stir Crazy Cookbook from well known Chef and author Ching He Huang, is now available for you to learn or get those asian recipes you so much love and do them at home! Yutaka, in partnership with Ching, launched an organic noodles range in which we can find flavours as Edamame Noodles or Soybean Noodles, as well as three types of konjac noodles – seaweed, oats and plain. I do Love the konjac noodles. They fill you up, give you fibre and water and are…

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The Love Detective by Angela Dyson

September 23, 2018

Synopsis: “He’d thought himself the hunter, that I was easy prey but what he hadn’t bargained for, was contending with a woman who hadn’t eaten a square meal in twenty-four hours. I get mean when I’m hungry.” Clarry Pennhaligan, low on ambition but high on energy, can’t seem to come up with a proper grown-up plan to kick-start her life. Planning really isn’t her thing. But then she happens upon her true vocation: Snooping.  Discovering other people’s secrets and getting…

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A Discovery of Witches: Spellbound, Book and TV

September 10, 2018

Now here is something I like to write about and enjoy very much: Books, TV shows, witches and museums. Better is an event with all of this included! Next 14th of September, is starting a new TV show on Sky, along with Now TV  an original mini-series featuring the book from Deborah Harkness: A Discovery of Witches. This successful All Souls Book Trilogy starts with the 1st book A Discovery of Witches that gives the name to the tv show…

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A story about a Story Gift

August 29, 2018

I love books and everyone knows that! I also love to give books if I know people like books like I do and especially if I know which book they are looking for. But what about giving a different type of gift that includes a book or any reference to their favourite book? Now that would be nice! And It’s here! One of my favourite books is Alice in Wonderland. I lost the counting on how many times I read…

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Summer Holidays Fun: Science Activities

August 21, 2018

Brilliant new Book from Dr Michelle Dickinson! Dr Michelle Dickinson is a World renowned nano scientist, that combines science and cooking in a fabulous new book that will ensure hours of entertainment for the kids to share with parents, grandparents, friend, siblings – actually anyone who wants to have fun! The Kitchen Science Cookbook is a beautiful, lovingly crafted “recipe” book with a unique twist – each recipe is a science experiment that you can do at home with your family, using…

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