Apr 30

FOREO LUNA 2 and LUNA Mini 2 Review

Facial cleansing brushes are huge right now and show no sign of waning. The fact is, they really do work. But not all facial cleansers are good and do women really need yet another beauty burden to add to their routine? Well, yes. As long as it works and it not too time-consuming. This makes …

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Apr 29

Pan Fried Sea bass and Jersey Royal Potatoes

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The Jersey Royal season is reaching a peak and around the island honesty boxes are full of bags of delicious potatoes. Bizarrely you will probably be able to buy them cheaper on the mainland due to the buying power of the supermarkets but I guess I can console myself with some very low food miles. …

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Apr 29

Helen Cox – Funeral Celebrant

Historian and author Helen Cox chats to Frost about her life as a funeral celebrant. How long have you been a celebrant, Helen? It’s a very new career path for me – I only started in November 2015. What made you decided to follow that path? Pure serendipity, and two very sad losses. My godmother …

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Apr 29

Review: Travels With My Aunt – new musical opens Chichester’s 2016 season

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Travels With My Aunt Minerva Theatre, Chichester Photo:Tristram Kenton When retired bank manager Henry Pulling attends his mother’s funeral the idea of globetrotting couldn’t be further from his mind. But finding himself embroiled with his extraordinary Aunt Augusta, of whom prior to his mother’s send-off he knew nothing, the squarest bear that ever there was …

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Apr 28

Stop Talking, Start Doing

Supposing you could take the next 2 years off from your normal life? You didn’t have to worry about where you live, earning a living, paying the bills, what family, friends and colleagues would think of what you do in those next 24 months. What are you going to do in this time? Do you …

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Apr 28

The Daughter’s Secret by Eva Holland Reviewed by Frances Colville

Surely a scenario which all mothers dread, the abduction of a child is the focus of this first novel by Eva Holland which won the 2014 Good Housekeeping novel competition.  It’s an intriguing and emotional read, telling the story of Rosalind as she struggles to cope with the imminent release from prison of her teenage daughter’s …

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Apr 27

Ella’s Kitchen Cereals Range And Kids’ Snacks Range Review

My son loves Ella’s Kitchen so much that his little legs start kicking when we pass that section in the supermarket. When I heard about the new cereals range I got very excited indeed. So did the little one. He has been a happy little tester. Here is what we thought: The cereals have a …

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Apr 27

The Mother by Yvvette Edwards Reviewed by Frances Colville

The Mother is Yvvette Edwards’ second novel.  Her first, A Cupboard Full of Coats, was longlisted for the Man Booker prize and shortlisted for the Commonwealth Book Prize.  So I began reading The Mother with high expectations, and I wasn’t disappointed.   The story opens on the first day of the trial of Ryan’s alleged killer and …

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