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Book List for May #LockdownReadingList

May 1, 2020

We will continue to Update this list this month. Here is what we have been reading at Home:   The Easter Of The Mouse by Vic Echegoyen (Historic Novel)     Europe, 13th century. During the Carnival, an outbreak of pox destroys the mighty city of Cologne. Haunted by a prophecy and egged on by a mysterious monk, ten-year-old Nicholas leads a handful of surviving children across Europe towards Rome, braving hunger, the harsh Alpine winter, and mythical creatures along…

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Book List for April #LockdownReadingList

April 9, 2020

We will continue to Update this list this month. Here is what we have been reading at Home:   From Lonely Planet Kids The Plastic Problem: 60 Small Ways to Reduce Waste and Help Save the Earth     We all know we use far too much plastic and that’s causing major problems for our world, but now there’s a book that will help you (yes, YOU!) reduce your use of plastic and make a BIG difference. The Plastic Problem…

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Happy Halloween!

October 31, 2019

…and some Movies suggestions for tonight without being too scary!   The Book of Life (2014)     In the Mexican town of San Angel, Manolo (Diego Luna), Maria (Zoë Saldana) and Joaquin (Channing Tatum) have been friends ever since childhood. Although their lives have taken different paths — Maria was sent to Europe, Joaquin joined the military, and Manolo studied to become a bullfighter — one thing remains the same: Manolo and Joaquin both want to marry Maria. Little does…

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Books to Read this Summer

July 5, 2019

Well I haven’t done a list in ages! Even though I write about a lot of things, there is a love that I cannot forget: my passion for reading. I read every single night, as it is my way of sleeping better and my “me” time, my calming time. I will be updating this post as soon as I get new books, so it will be a “sticky post” for this summer. Let’s start shall we? And remember: If you…

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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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