Category Archive: Life & Style

Feb 09

Fabulous launch for fabulous author – Helen Warner: by Kathleen Thompson

  The Story of our Lives by Helen Warner, a fabulously readable novel, was launched at the prestigious 5th View Cocktail Bar at Waterstones, Piccadilly on 8th February.   Helen Warner with The Story of Our Lives It was indeed a star-studded evening including Judge Robert Rinder, Rachel Riley, and the stars of Loose Women. We …

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Feb 08

Excitement builds at the news Joanna Trollope is on her way to Thirsk

Sue Lake at one of Frost Magazine’s favourite bookshop, the award winning White Rose BookCafe, Thirsk, was thrilled when publishers, Pan Macmillan confirmed that the international bestselling author, Joanna Trollope agreed to attend this event at St Mary’s Church, Thirsk on:  Wednesday 21 February 2018. She said ‘We are thrilled to be hosting this event …

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Feb 08

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Cramele Recas  by Milly Adams

  My mum always said ‘a bit of what you fancy does you good.’ And I love Pinot Grigio but have not associated Romania with this wine. A bad mistake, because here at Frost Magazine we’ve been sampling again. Tough job but someone has to do it.     To mark Valentine’s Day, Cramele Recas, …

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Feb 08

Melissa’s Life-Changing Carrot and Olive Oil Cake

Makes 1 x 23cm round cake Equipment 23cm round, deep, loose-bottom cake tin Sorry for the melodramatic title of this cake but to be honest it was life-changing for me, so please just go with it. It’s the complex play of the spices that really brings this cake to life. Cloves, cardamom and cinnamon combine …

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Feb 07

BUSINESS OF BOOKS: FIRST, LAST, EVERYTHING – AUTHOR JOHN JACKSON

Kicking off a new series for 2018, Jane Cable talks to romantic novelist and former seafarer John Jackson What was the first writing advice you were ever given? The first piece was one I worked out for myself before starting to write fiction. In a previous life, I spent many years preparing safety manuals, policies …

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Feb 06

How To Make Your Blog Posts Go Viral Part Two

In the first post on how to make your blog, and your blog posts, go viral we covered content, social media sharing, titles, tags and keywords. Next up we have more advice for helping your hard work pay off. Post at The Right Time Doing a post on Christmas Day probably won’t get a lot of hits. …

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Feb 05

A Taste of Italy – Book Series by Richard Walmsley review by Dr K Thompson

  There’s a bit of Italian in all of us – don’t you think? Who of us hasn’t felt a little flutter at an Italian waiter’s wink, or, maybe an attractive Latin lady’s smile? Italy is sunshine, laughter, family values, beautiful people and the Mafia. Richard Walmsley’s series of crime/thrillers capture all of this, perhaps …

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Feb 05

Valentine’s Day is on the horizon, so what gifts to give?

  I thought this Bath Gem Spa Light was fun. It is actually shaped like a gem and ‘the beloved’ floats it in the bath, but it needs  3 x 1.5v AAA batteries so make sure you buy those too. It floats on the surface and projects a light display across the bottom of the …

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