Oct 16

Half term approaches – what to do, what to do… by Milly Adams

  Scamp Theatre present Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre – Saturday 21 October 2017 – Sunday 7 January 2018 This joyful adaptation of Children’s Laureate Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s bestselling book, Stick Man, returns to Leicester Square Theatre for another enchanting festive adventure.  Touching, funny and utterly original, Scamp Theatre’s (Tiddler & Other Terrific …

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Oct 15

Bringing Back That Old Looks After Giving Birth

After giving birth, no matter how difficult was your labor; it’s only natural to take it slow with everything. This especially goes for bringing back your old-self before the birth of your child. For the past nine months, your looks have drastically changed, as it should according to the laws of Mother Nature. Getting back …

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Oct 13

Hape Swimmer Teddy Wind-up Toy Review

Frost loves this adorable wind up bath toy. It is cute and makes children giggle and squeal in delight. A great little bath toy. It is easy to use, just wind it up and watch it go. It has fast become a favourite of the Frost toddler.  With Swimmer Teddy Wind Up Toy watch the adorable …

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Oct 12

Highlights from the Knitting & Stitching Show 2017

The Knitting and Stitching Show 2017 is on this weekend (until Sunday 15th October) and it is so much fun. Having spent a day immersed in creativity and inspiration, it’s hard to pick the top ten highlights, but I’ve had a go at doing just that. And so, in no particular order, here they are… …

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Oct 12

Mother!

If you are the kind of person that gets twitchy when a hot cup of tea is plonked beside, instead of on top of, a perfectly good coaster then Mother! is not the film for you.  It is the tale of a frustrated poet (credited as Him) and his house-proud wife (credited as mother) living …

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Oct 12

Best Day Ever By Kaira Rouda Book Review

Best Day Ever ticks all of the boxes for what people want in a thriller these days: an unreliable narrator, domestic discord, and enough twists to keep you guessing. A tense domestic suspense novel, a zoomed through this novel at a quick pace, always wondering what was going to happen next. It is superbly written …

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Oct 11

Getting a Christmas gift list organised? A couple of great ideas…   by Milly Adams

The Flamingo Neon Light Tested on a ten year old and a world weary ‘seen it all’ teen both of whom totally loved this neon pink flamingo light, calling it really cool.  Actually it is huge fun and I wouldn’t mind it myself. Life is so serious right now, that something to lift the spirits is …

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Oct 11

THE BUSINESS OF BOOKS: MENTAL HEALTH IN FICTION – Jane Cable on romance in the wake of World Mental Health Day

When I was a rookie author working with my first editor I wanted to write a book with a central character who had OCD. I had a friend with quite a severe form of the illness and he was willing to help me to get it right. But I was told in no uncertain terms …

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