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The Secret to Understanding Amazon Book Reviews

Amazon has been the go-to online marketplace for people looking to purchase a variety of products, including books. It's a great platform for authors and publishers to reach a vast audience, and for readers to find a broad range of books. However, with millions of...

6 Reading Apps to Enhance Your Reading Experience

Do you use reading apps? I use a few along with my written reading journal and I have to say I was hesitant at first. Slowly but surely I found myself using a few and then I was hooked. So if you're an avid reader looking for an easier way to keep track of your...

Prince Harry’s Memoir ‘Spare’: A Candid Book Review

I'm #currentlyreading #SparebyPrinceHarry and it is not what I expected at all. For a start, the book is deeply emotional. The writing is superb and I guess I didn't expect this to be as good as it is. Yes, there are bits that shocked me a bit. I'm Irish, so some of...

Finding Time to Read: Tips and Tricks for Busy Book Lovers

Would you like to find more time to read but you think you're too busy to fit it into your schedule? You're not alone. The most common messages I get on social media are from people asking how I read so much. I wouldn't even consider myself an especially speeder...

My Top 7 Fantasy Book Blogs You Should Be Following

In recent years, fantasy book blogs have become increasingly popular, with millions of readers around the world turning to them for their book reviews, author interviews, and book recommendations. However, with so many blogs out there, it can be difficult to find the...

The Post in Which Rapunzel Becomes a Secret Craft Superhero.

As a mum, you spend a lot of your time rewatching old movies with your kids. Sometimes it's a (futile) bonding exercise (they will never love it as much as you do) or sometimes it's family movie night where you find yourself watching a Disney princess prance about...

Carbeth, Mountain Mist and Love Note Sweater – Vlog

After some thought during last nights Twitter chat, I realised that the best way to show you all my current projects (okay, not all but 3 or 4) was to pop on and record a quick vlog in the morning. So if you would like to make a cuppa and come and join me in the...

Six on Saturday – Nature Takes Its Course

It's Saturday morning, the air is changing and you can feel the garden starting to settle into a slower pace of life. If you have been reading this blog you know of my front garden, the area I deem "the land that time forgot." The funny thing is that by doing nothing,...

Six on Saturday – End of Summer

Walking around the cottage garden this week it feels very much like the end of summer. The dahlias are blooming, the dianthus are starting to go over and there is a crispness to the evening air that I know my summer plants cringe against. I love the autumnal change...