Sep 23

Young Voices Thread: Kinky boots review by Megan Cannell

I love musicals. In fact I love them so much that I listen to “Wicked”s sound track every morning on the way to school. When my grandma offered to take us up to London to watch Kinky Boots, I could not refuse. My friend went to see it on Broadway and told me it was …

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Sep 23

Despite the Falling Snow by Shamim Sarif Review by Frances Colville

Despite the Falling Snow by Shamim Sarif was first published in 2010 but has recently been reissued by John Blake to coincide with the release of the film (starring Charles Dance and Rebecca Ferguson) written and directed by Sarif herself.  Two previous books, I Can’t Think Straight and The World Unseen have also been made into films. …

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Sep 22

The Late Summer Sun is a Great Excuse for a Cocktail

However, cocktails are a bit of a fiddle aren’t they? No, no,  not always it seems. Try these recipes which hit the spot and take no time at all. They are ideal for accompanying a September BBQ or, if autumn arrives, ask the gang over and have one, at least, before a roast dinner. All …

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Sep 21

Teresa Mills’ Mosaics Review by Margaret Graham

At Frost we love to see something just that bit different, and Teresa Mills’s products certainly fit the bill. Teresa is the author of four best selling books on mosaic art which I found interesting  even before I laid eyes on the Pixelated Mosaic Kits, because I have had  a fascination with mosaics ever since …

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Sep 21

Great Fire of London 350th Anniversary by Margaret Graham

Frost Magazine is always concerned about the safety of children and felt we must share this with our readers. It’s 350 years since the Great Fire of London broke out, and educating our youngsters about fire safety has certainly come a long way since then. It’s so important that children know what to do in an emergency, outside …

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Sep 21

A Day In the Life by Rosie Nixon Author of The Stylist and Editor-in-Chief of HELLO!

I’m woken up from dreaming of the gentle rustling of palm leaves in the sea breeze, by the muffled sound of – no, it’s definitely not a seagull – it’s a baby squawking in his cot. My sleepy husband next to me mumbles, ‘Your turn’. I haul myself up on to my elbows and peer …

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Sep 20

The big burger challenge at the Hippodrome

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There are some challenges in life you just can’t pass up. So when the Heliot Steak Restaurant – based in London’s Hippodrome – started offering a two kilogram burger – yes, that’s almost four and half pounds of meat – we felt we had to try it. So I took my family down to the …

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Sep 20

Best Endeavours Technical Best: Jane Cable On What Happens After You Sign That Digital Publishing Contract

BEST ENDEAVOURS Jane Cable’s blog about what happens once that digital publishing deal is in the bag continues. TECHNICAL BEST I feel as though I know every word of The Seahorse Summer off by heart. And that can’t be a good thing. My real battle with editing over a short period of time is coming …

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