Dec 08

REVIEW OF ‘YOUNG WRITER OF THE YEAR’ SHORTLIST by Frances Colville

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  The four books on the Young Writer of the Year shortlist could hardly be more different from each other. There is a novel, a collection of poetry, an anthology of short stories and a novella. And yet they all have a great deal in common. To begin with – obviously – they are all …

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Dec 08

Abigail

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The Bunker, 53A Southwark Street, London SE1 Tuesday 10th January – Saturday 4th February 2017 This sounds interesting and something to look forward to after the Christmas shenanigans are over. The world premiere of Abigail by Papatango award-winning playwright Fiona Doyle will close The Bunker’s highly-acclaimed inaugural season. Abigail will be directed by The Bunker’s …

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Dec 08

Immerse yourself in the world of Virtual Reality Entertainment with the New Cygnett VR- GW 360° Headset

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Virtual reality is huge now and there are a number of virtual reality headsets on the market. I would argue that the Cygnett Gateway VR Headset is the only one that has such an affordable price point. It retails at only £24.99. We are also reviewing the Oculus Rift at the moment which is at the high end …

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Dec 07

The Christmas Dinner that Spreads Joy

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It’s only one day but what if you had nothing to look forward to over the Christmas period? A lot of us might think of the elderly living alone, no-one to make their Christmas a special event but there are many people for whom Christmas can be a painful time. We may not give a …

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Dec 07

Best Endeavours Critical Endeavours: Jane Cable on what happens once you get that publishing deal continues

BEST ENDEAVOURS Jane Cable’s blog about what happens once that digital publishing deal is in the bag continues. CRITICAL ENDEAVOUR A few weeks ago I mentioned I’d visited a book club who’d been reading The Cheesemaker’s House. Now I love being invited to book clubs because they’re a great opportunity to meet readers and talk …

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Dec 07

Urbanista Launches its Stylish Berlin Wireless Earphones

The iPhone 7 created demand for wireless earphones like never before and brands have not disappointed. One of our favourites is the Berlin wireless earphones from Swedish lifestyle brand, Urbanista. They have a simplistic, easy to use design, but they are also gorgeous. They are a beautiful pair of earphones which are well made and comfortable. …

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Dec 06

Another round up for Christmas:

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  These I have picked out to be read to keep yourselves sane in the run up to the big day, as you plough through the lists in between the Christmas parties, wondering if you have enough chairs for Auntie Flo as well, who has decided she can come after all. Lovely though it is …

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Dec 06

Roald Dahl Boy & Going Solo Two BBC Radio 4 Dramatisations Audio Books

I have become a huge fan of audio books since becoming a mother. I love reading but fitting in the time, or even just managing to sit down is impossible sometimes. So having someone read them to you is just perfect. Like most children I loved Roald Dahl. I was obsessed with his stories and …

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