Category Archive: Life & Style

Jun 28

Business of Books: Jane Cable talks to Barbara Copperthwaite, Bookouture’s latest best-selling author

Business of Books: Planning for successJane Cable talks to Barbara Copperthwaite, Bookouture’s latest best-selling author How much of your working life does the business of books take up? It’s almost a 50/50 split. A huge part of the business of books is social media activity. Networking with fellow authors and bloggers, and interacting with readers …

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Jun 27

Why Nassau Should Be On Your Bucket List

Source: Wikimedia The coldest part of winter is finally upon us, which means that many Canadian snowbirds are starting to migrate south in search of the warm reprieve of a sunshine holiday. And who can blame us! Months of cold weather and dark days on the East Coast are enough to drive anyone to dream …

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Jun 27

Summer sun – bliss – but does our hair feel the same way about it? by Milly Adams

    Well, here we are, in the midst of a fantastic summer. Gorgeous but drying sun, which makes hair feel like straw, much as we love blue skies… It might be an idea to consider Aldo Coppola who use natural and organic products and treatments for hair and beauty. All their products are organic, …

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Jun 27

A Day in the Life of Ellie Holmes

Ellie Holmes, 2nd place prize winner of the International Words for the Wounded Independent Author Book Award with he wonderful The Flower Seller tells Frost Magazine readers about her day – as an author. When the sun is shining I like nothing better than to relocate from my study to the garden. I only have …

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Jun 26

Top to Toe Tailoring – from our Bangkok correspondent Alex Bannard

      In Bangkok, it is hard not to notice tailors on almost every corner especially in Asok. Before I even arrived in Bangkok and having travelled in Asia previously, I knew getting copies of clothes tailor-made made was affordable and realistic. However, like all good plans they got de-railed by life.   Then …

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Jun 26

Bean & Wheat by Adam Handling Launching Today

Opening just around the corner from his successful restaurant The Frog E1, Adam Handling is currently making his mark all over The City with his latest venture Bean & Wheat opening just round the corner in Liverpool Street. Bean & Wheat will be a more casual affair serving coffee roasted in London and breakfast and …

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Jun 25

Rotterdam at Arts Theatre, London: reviewed by Paul Vates

  “where Ayckbourn’s middle-class angst smashes up against 21st Century issues” I rarely give a standing ovation – call me hard-hearted, but most of the time I can simply admire performers doing their job really well by clapping very loudly.   Jon Brittain’s Rotterdam, however, grabbed me. I laughed through the tears as the four …

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Jun 25

Richard Middleton…a week in the life

    Like most writers I have a real-life job that makes most of my ‘days in the life’ pretty dull to read about! And even on weekends writing is squeezed in amongst the multitudes of other time-chomping tasks. But very, very occasionally I get a few days in a stretch where I can sort-of …

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