Babies, Bonnets & Buds: The May Garden update

  May has been a busy, sunny garden month. I had the mammoth task of weeding, which when you have a cottage style garden, where I try to encourage native wildflowers and plenty for the bees, isn't easy as half the time I've no idea if something sprouting up is a rogue hawthorn (I have … Continue reading Babies, Bonnets & Buds: The May Garden update

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Echo Murder by Laura Laakso – Book Review @louisewalters12 @LLaaksowriter

Echo Murder Wilde Investigations Book #2 ** A free copy of this book was kindly sent to me from the publisher but all opinions in this review are my own. The Blurb: Yannia Wilde returns to the Wild Folk conclave where she grew up, and to the deathbed of her father, the conclave’s Elderman. She … Continue reading Echo Murder by Laura Laakso – Book Review @louisewalters12 @LLaaksowriter

The Glittering Hour by Iona Grey – Book Review @iona_grey @simonschusteruk

The Glittering Hour **A free copy of this book was received via Netgalley, all opinions are my own. This is not sponsored content. The Blurb:  Selina Lennox is a Bright Young Thing. Her life is a whirl of parties and drinking, pursued by the press and staying just the right side of scandal. Lawrence Weston is a penniless painter … Continue reading The Glittering Hour by Iona Grey – Book Review @iona_grey @simonschusteruk

My Favourite Things -Monthly treats

Hello! So I thought today I'd share a few of my favourite things I treat myself to monthly. Between modernising the house and garden and various outlays (this month it was the car again after someone hit it then drove off) we don't have a lot of spare income, so whilst my list might be … Continue reading My Favourite Things -Monthly treats

May Mini Review -One Last Greek Summer by Mandy Baggot @Aria_Fiction @mandybaggot @HoZ_Books #OneLastGreekSummer

One Last Greek Summer The Blurb: Beth Martin is 31, newly divorced and wondering just what life holds for her... Best-friend, Heidi, is adamant that all the answers lie in Corfu – the island where the girls partied away their youth. So cue a trip to a sun-drenched Greek island, ouzo cocktails, a trip down … Continue reading May Mini Review -One Last Greek Summer by Mandy Baggot @Aria_Fiction @mandybaggot @HoZ_Books #OneLastGreekSummer

The Girl At The Window by Rowan Coleman – Book Review @rowancoleman @eburypublishing #TheGirlAtTheWindow

The Girl At The Window ** A free copy of this book was received via Netgalley. All opinions and words in the review are my own.   The Blurb:  A house full of history is bound to have secrets... 'Spine-tinglingly beautiful. Prepare to lose your heart' Lisa Jewell Ponden Hall is a centuries-old house on … Continue reading The Girl At The Window by Rowan Coleman – Book Review @rowancoleman @eburypublishing #TheGirlAtTheWindow

May Mini Review – Somewhere Close To Happy by Lia Louis @trapezebooks @KatieVEBrown

*A free copy of this book was received via Netgalley - all reviews and opinions are my own. So in case you missed it here, to get myself back in the writing spirit I'm doing a few mini book reviews throughout May, and this is my second: Somewhere Close To Happy The blurb:  Lizzie has … Continue reading May Mini Review – Somewhere Close To Happy by Lia Louis @trapezebooks @KatieVEBrown

Do you keep House Plants?

  My childhood home was full of plants, I think this was an 80's thing? Great big rubber plants and such. Outdoors, I love gardening; it's therapeutic, great exercise and helps make my home my castle. Inside I didn't have many plants, it was tricky to find the space where they could thrive.   I … Continue reading Do you keep House Plants?

Super Nutrition by Terry McIlroy Promotion Tour Book Review @fayerogersuk @authoright #Supernutrition

Super Nutrition **A free copy of this book was sent to me to read and review in my own words and participate in the blog tour promotion, it is therefore deemed as sponsored content.   The Blurb: We have all uttered these phrases at one time or another: “Your health is your wealth.” “You are … Continue reading Super Nutrition by Terry McIlroy Promotion Tour Book Review @fayerogersuk @authoright #Supernutrition

* Cover Reveal * The Ingredients For Happiness by Lucy Knott @LucyCKnott @HQDigital

The Ingredients For Happiness   *Wave hands about excitedly* I am genuinely ecstatic at being part of this cover reveal today because I adore Lucy, and her debut novel How To Bake a New Beginning was such a great read. So, this is the much anticipated follow up and it looks gorgeous!       … Continue reading * Cover Reveal * The Ingredients For Happiness by Lucy Knott @LucyCKnott @HQDigital