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Movie Night Week or should I say: YIPPEE KI-YAY

May 12, 2018

If you have been following me on Instagram, all this week I have been posting a movie a day (and you can find it on my Gram feed or in my Movie Highlights), specially because of this movie: Die Hard! Can you believe the 1st Die Hard movie is now 30 years old? 30!! Bruce from 30 year ago! Now if you’re wondering what means YIPPEE KI YAY, well, this is one of the 100 movie lines that stayed in…

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Mindfulness for Busy People – Let’s Read!

February 13, 2018

I have been so busy doing so many things (or getting sick or even treating my family, that I have been putting my reading list a bit to the back as all I want with my precious quiet minutes is actually to sleep. So sorry to all the authors and publishers that have sent me your books for reviews, I haven’t forgot you, just need a bit of more time to give them a proper read and proper care of…

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David Bowie: A Life by Dylan Jones

December 20, 2017

I remember reading about Bowie’s death and getting tearful about it.   2016 took some my Idols away, such as Bowie or Prince, one after another, and I remeber thinking: “An incredible Era if finishing”. Bowie was eccentric and enigmatic and I remember watching the video: “Let’s Dance” sitting on the floor of my home in Venezuela when i was perhaps between 5 to 6 years old and thinking: what is going on on this music and why the colours…

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His Guilty Secret by Hélene Fermont

November 20, 2017

It will be thrilling, haunting and at the same time pull you up at give you strength. This was just a little of what I felt with this book. Synopsis: The man she trusted was a liar and a cheat. She was glad he was dead. His Guilty Secret takes the reader on a scandalous tale of death, betrayal, love and no less than five affairs. Hélene Fermont’s novels deal with the psychological and moral complexity of issues that readers…

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Curse of the Werewolf Boy by Chris Priestley

November 1, 2017

Brand new series Maudlin Towers, brings the mystic of Magic to our hands.     Plot: We shall be detectives, Sponge!’ exclaimed Mildew. ‘We shall solve the Mystery of the School Spoon!’ Mildew and Sponge don’t think much of Maudlin Towers, the blackened, gloom-laden, gargoyle-infested monstrosity that is their school. But when somebody steals the School Spoon and the teachers threaten to cancel the Christmas holidays until the culprit is found, our heroes must spring into action and solve the crime!…

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Explorer Dinosaurs!

October 27, 2017

New Children’s non-fiction book in association with the Natural History Museum What on Earth? Publishing has announced the launch of its latest book – EXPLORER DINOSAURS!  The pages open out to reveal a beautifully illustrated timeline of more than 100 dinosaurs, charting their rise and fall over 175 million years. Every young reader is invited to become a Special Agent, and it’s their job to sort through the clues, unravel the secrets and discover the truth behind the incredible story of dinosaurs. Which…

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Christmas at Woolworths by Elaine Everest

October 24, 2017

Mystery on Christmas time during the War!   Summary: Even though there was a war on, the Woolworths girls brought Christmas cheer to their customers Best friends Sarah, Maisie and Freda are brought together by their jobs at Woolworths. With their loved ones away on the front line, their bonds of friendship strengthen each day. Betty Billington is the manager at Woolworths, and a rock for the girls, having given up on love . . . Until a mysterious stranger turns up one day – could…

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Books and Movies Parenting: Experiences, happiness and being a Mum

Movie time: Monster Island

October 16, 2017

One young monster, a whole island of adventure A young boy discovers he’s not entirely human and heads to Monster Island to discover his true identity, in this animated family adventure. A DVD treat that fans of Monsters Inc and Despicable Me will adore. Key talent: Fiona Hardingham (The Duff) Roger L. Jackson (Khumba: A Zebra’s Tale) Katie Leigh (Despicable Me) Billy Frolick (writer Madagascar, The Jungle Book) Jose C. Garcia de Letona (producer Top Cat Begins)   Synopsis: When…

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Help is needed: Stories for Homes vol 2

September 28, 2017

Hi everyone, your help is needed. As I normally say, for a long road to be completed we must start with one little step. You are not obliged to give anything, especially not monetary, but if you want to and can, the soul will be filled of a good deed. At least I think like this. whenever I can I try to make my charities and try to help the best I can. In this case, if you buy the…

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