Aug 30

MumsThread: On Traveling in London While Pregnant

I love London so it is quite hard for me to write this piece. Now I love the tube, but it does bring out the worse in people. Everyone just wants to get home and it can be over-crowded and hot. So, excuses for my city over let me get to my point: traveling in …

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Aug 27

Shelter From The Storm by Ellie Dean

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The latest saga set at Beach View Boarding House in Cliffehaven. It is 1943 and nineteen-year-old April Wilton has joined the WRENS and is busy servicing ships’ engines in Portsmouth. Here she has found freedom, friendship, and fulfilment. April meets Daniel, a young American soldier, whose mother is Sioux and father is of African descent, …

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Aug 26

In Search of the Past – A visit to the Somme Part 5 by Penny Gerrard

Lieutenant Colonel Harry Vivian Robert Hodson The Gerrards and the Hodsons had completed a moving but successful first day travelling round the Somme and as our schedule only allowed us two days in the battlefield area we were up and about early on our second day, ready to find another one of Richard’s family members …

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Aug 25

Mindful Mama: Happy Baby, by Maja Pitamic and Susannah Marriott Book Review

  I have to confess, I haven’t read a lot of parenting books. I keep meaning to, but find it hard to find the time. I managed to find some time for Mindful Mama: Happy Baby as it looked interesting. It has a number of things going for it: it is easy to read, fun and full of …

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Aug 24

The Modern Day Signs of Class. How Classy Are You?

Minding your manners, avoiding emotional Facebook rants and knowing what cutlery to use are the modern day signs of class, according to new research. Saying ‘please’ and ‘thank you’ is the cornerstone of class according to a survey of 2,000 Brits, followed by reading widely and having good table manners. Avoiding text speak, being bilingual …

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Aug 24

Celebrate the Night Tube with Late Night Dining at Gaucho

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The nation’s favourite Argentine Steak restaurant are about to make Londoners a whole lot happier. As if we didn’t have enough to celebrate with the arrival of the night tube, FINALLY, Gaucho Piccadilly will be the first to give you one incredibly important reason to stay out late. Executive Chef Jamie Robertson has curated a …

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Aug 24

Frost Editor Catherine Balavage Writes Poetry Book

Frost editor Catherine Balavage has released her new book, What Do You Think?: A collection of poems. This is Catherine’s fourth book. She has previously written three non-fiction books on acting, wedding planning and blogging.  In her fourth book Catherine Balavage turns to poetry. A collection of poems that speak from the heart and tell the truth …

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Aug 24

From Ibiza to the Norfolk Broads

Waterloo East Theatre, 3 Wootton Street, London SE1 8TG Tuesday 18th October – Sunday 6th November 2016 It is a few months since David Bowie’s passing, and Adrian Berry’s new production From Ibiza to the Norfolk Broads is a homage and celebration of one of the greatest musical figures of all time. A young man with an …

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