The Great Outdoors – High Peak Trail, Derbyshire

  Recently I've been planning some longer hikes with my Mum (as we both strive to keep active over Winter) and some shorter, fun walks with my husband and kids. A couple of times this month we've visited High Peak Junction at Cromford, Derbyshire and walked a couple of routes along parts of the High … Continue reading The Great Outdoors – High Peak Trail, Derbyshire

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ROAR by Cecelia Ahern – Book Review

The Blurb: I am woman. Hear me roar. Have you ever imagined a different life? Have you ever stood at a crossroads, undecided? Have you ever had a moment when you wanted to roar? The women in these startlingly original stories are all of us: the women who befriend us, the women who encourage us, … Continue reading ROAR by Cecelia Ahern – Book Review

Coming Home To Maple Cottage by Holly Martin (@HollyMAuthor) – Book Review

Coming Home To Maple Cottage  The Blurb: Isla Rosewood is creating a new life for herself and her sweet nephew Elliot in their cosy, yellow-brick family cottage, brimming with special memories. Living in Sandcastle Bay was never part of Isla’s plan but, after her brother Matthew’s tragic accident, her whole world changed as she unexpectedly became a mother … Continue reading Coming Home To Maple Cottage by Holly Martin (@HollyMAuthor) – Book Review

Our Clubfoot Journey- Bilateral Talipes: A guide to the condition, treatment and our experiences.

Today I am sharing one of the most personal posts I have written for this blog; on a special anniversary for us it felt fitting to reach out to anyone else who has a loved one going through any part of this journey, or to anyone who simply wants to understand more about this condition. … Continue reading Our Clubfoot Journey- Bilateral Talipes: A guide to the condition, treatment and our experiences.

The Songs Of Us by Emma Cooper – Book Review

The Songs Of Us by Emma Cooper The Blurb: If Melody hadn't run out of de-icer that day, she would never have slipped and banged her head. She wouldn't be left with a condition that makes her sing when she's nervous. And she definitely wouldn't have belted out the Arctic Monkeys' 'I Bet You Look … Continue reading The Songs Of Us by Emma Cooper – Book Review

20 Things To Embrace In Autumn

Autumn is creeping in and it holds its own charms, here's my list of its favourite features: 1. New beginnings - This year more than ever September has signalled a new routine for us. My eldest son has just started secondary school, youngest is in juniors and we now have new things to adjust to and … Continue reading 20 Things To Embrace In Autumn

What Did I Miss in August? – Strangers on a Bridge by Louise Mangos

I am starting a new monthly feature today, to help champion a book written by a debut author, or one that didn't get a huge marketing budget. I've got nothing against publishers orchestrating a huge launch and promo, but there are a lot of authors writing brilliant books that can easily slip through the net … Continue reading What Did I Miss in August? – Strangers on a Bridge by Louise Mangos

Book Review – Ladders To Heaven by Mike Shanahan (@shanahanmike) Blog Tour @unbounders

Ladders To Heaven   The Blurb: They are trees of life and trees of knowledge. They are wish-fulfillers … rainforest royalty … more precious than gold. They are the fig trees, and they have affected humanity in profound but little-known ways. Ladders to Heaven tells their amazing story. Fig trees fed our pre-human ancestors, influenced diverse cultures … Continue reading Book Review – Ladders To Heaven by Mike Shanahan (@shanahanmike) Blog Tour @unbounders

Blog Tour Book Review: How To Bake A New Beginning by Lucy Knott @lucycknott @hqdigitaluk

How To Bake A New Beginning by Lucy Knott The Blurb: Three sisters. One trip to Italy. The chance to change their lives. Amanda has always taken the role of big sister seriously. She has her life in order; a fantastic job in a great restaurant, a wonderful house and a best friend who’s a Rockstar. … Continue reading Blog Tour Book Review: How To Bake A New Beginning by Lucy Knott @lucycknott @hqdigitaluk