Sep 22

Felicity Everett The People at Number 9 | Author Interviews

I loved your book. Where did the idea for The People at Number 9 come from? I’m glad you enjoyed The People At Number 9. The idea had probably been bubbling under for a long time before `i thought of a way to make it into an entertaining story. I’ve always been susceptible to ‘dangerous’ …

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Sep 21

Living with less: Do you Dare?

The decision to downsize never comes easy, but luckily, almost always it turns out to be the greatest thing. The mere thought of moving is horrifying enough, not to mention the planning, organization, and decision making along the way. Scary as it sounds, it is a venture that many people undertake for a reason and, …

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Sep 20

The Business of Books: A Sense of Place – Jane Cable on how fact and fiction can easily blur

Writers are inspired by many different things but for me it always starts with a place. A little over two years ago I found myself in the middle of the steam punk festival in Lincoln. People in amazing costumes were everywhere, breathing life into the city’s cobbled climbs and quirky coffee shops. It felt as …

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Sep 19

Pepe, The Sound Stacker Puppy From Hape – How Cute by Dr Kathleen Thompson

 When I was asked to review this sweet wooden stacker toy, by Hape, I knew I needed help. So I called in the resident toy expert, Henry. At fifteen months old, Henry has approximately fourteen months experience of testing toys to destruction, so I was confident in his assessment. With true professionalism, he started with …

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Sep 18

A Marvellous Marathon Effort

  An amazing team of 22 supporters completed an epic ‘Marathon Effort’ to raise funds for the John Thornton Young Achievers Foundation (JTYAF).   Joe Barnett, JTYAF Trustee, organised the walk which started at Sandbanks and finished 26 miles along the coast path, in Lymington.  Although they headed off in glorious sunshine they battled wind …

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Sep 18

Sitting Is The New Smoking

Infographic from Discount Supplements UK on the dangers of a desk job and how you can combat them.  

Sep 17

Kebabs

You may have already consigned the BBQ to the back of the shed for the year, let’s face it summer has been a bit of a wash out, and hung up your apron but you can still achieve some excellent results under the grill. In a restaurant one of your goals is consistency, you want …

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Sep 17

No Rhyme Or Reason: Searcy’s At The Gherkin Plays Host To New Opus Art-Curated Exhibition…

No Rhyme Or Reason: At Searcys, The Gherkin 11 September – 10 November 2017 An exhibition curated by Opus Art in collaboration with G X Gallery Featuring works by Martin Foot, Eddie Hara, Claudia Meyer, Wu Mingzhong, Sheng Qi and Mitchell Schorr At Searcys | The Gherkin Visits by appointment only. Imagery: Shane Finn at …

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