Category Archive: Life & Style

Dec 08

Tumball

It wouldn’t be Christmas without at least one new game to add to the family collection – and one that all the family can play. Apart from the old favourites – Scrabble, Monopoly, etc, I’m always on the lookout for something that the little ones can join in with and this year Tumball hits the …

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Dec 08

Christmas Gifts : A Guide to Great Spirits and Liqueurs

Foxhole Gin Try an innovative English Gin this Christmas, multi-award winning Foxhole Gin has been created with a passion for sustainability. Distilled with a spirit made from tonnes of pressed grapes wineries usually throw away, Foxhole Gin rescues them to produce a beautifully balanced, aromatic and charming spirit. You’re bound to impress with their sophisticated …

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Dec 08

Organix Goodies Christmas Selection Box

A selection box for the Christmas stocking has always been a must in our house. It never matters what else is in there, there just has to be that bulky box of chocolate from Santa. I forget how many Christmas mornings have gone by with chocolate for breakfast – and if you can’t have an …

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Dec 08

Perfect Books For Christmas

Perfect books for Christmas. Buy them now. Tom Hanks Uncommon Type  A stunning collection of short stories from the Oscar-winning actor. You will not be able to put it down. A collection of seventeen wonderful short stories showing that two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks is as talented a writer as he is an actor. A hectic, …

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Dec 07

The Lost Boy Peter Pan  reviewed by Paul Vates

      at The Pleasance Theatre, London   “[Peter] has, I see it now, classic symptoms of ADHD”         I have never truly thought about what the problem is with Peter Pan – not the story, the child. He bosses everyone around, so cock-sure of himself, so clear about what is …

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Dec 07

Something Special Singalong Mr Tumble Review | Christmas Guide

This singing and dancing Mr Tumble is a perfect gift for fans of the Something Special TV show. The Frost toddler found it delightful. Keeps children occupied and is small enough to travel with. Based on Mr Tumble from the much loved CBeebies Something Special TV show, now you can sing-along with your favourite character. Press …

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Dec 07

Quite a pair of dark horses – wine for all occasions. By Annie Dore

    Dark Horse winemaker, Beth Liston, believes that fortune favours the bold. Her pioneering approach to viticulture and wine making champions originality and above all taste and delivers wine that certainly delivers. I find that wine is suitable in all occasions, pre Christmas shopping, post Christmas shopping, Christmas day planning, Christmas day lunch…. Well, …

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Dec 06

THE BUSINESS OF BOOKS: TELLING THE WORLD – Jane Cable meets Bookouture publicist Kim Nash

What is your book related job? I work as Publicity and Social Media Manager at Bookouture (www.bookouture.com). It’s my job to let the world know about our books and authors whether this be through traditional media such as magazines and newspapers or in the online arena so in online magazines or via our social media …

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