Cabbage Patch dolls – here we go again

25th April 2016

I used to collect cabbage patch dolls about 5 years ago, ones i bought at my local bootfair and sometimes online. I clean them up, do any restoration that i’m able to and then sell them again. I haven’t had any for years now though but a lucky purchase at…

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Secret Garden by Johanna Basford

25th March 2015

A couple of weeks back I saw someone had bought what looked a beautiful book called The Enchanted Forest by Johanna Basford. It calls itself an Inky quest and colouring book. Its for grown ups as well as younger readers i’d say although the detail is very fine so not…

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The Family Project – A creative handbook

19th March 2015

I am a HUGE fan of what I call interactive books. Ones you can write in and add to without feeling bad that you are defacing a beautiful thing. So i love journals and workbooks for this reason. Somewhere i can answers questions, follow instructions or just enjoy making the…

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Do Judge a book by it’s cover – Week 7

14th March 2015

1. Write a post with a pic of your favourite book cover following the theme of the week2. Click on the “Add Your Link” button at the end of this post and link up your post so others can come visit you3. Leave me a comment letting me know you…

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How I Lost You by Jenny Blackhurst

9th March 2015

   Jenny Blackhurst They told her she killed her son. She served her time. But what if they lied? I have no memory of what happened but I was told I killed my son. And you believe what your loved ones, your doctor and the police tell you, don’t you?…

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WBD2015 and what books mean to me

5th March 2015

Happy World Book Day 2015 to you all I remember when my son was small, we would go to our local bookshop with him proudly holding his £1 voucher so he could choose a book.  Sadly he doesn’t have so much time for reading now i’m hoping he’ll get back…

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The Farm by Tom Rob Smith

3rd March 2015

  Tom Rob Smith Daniel believed that his parents were enjoying a peaceful retirement on a remote farm in Sweden, the country of his mother’s birth. But with a single phone call, everything changes. Your mother…she’s not well, his father tells him. She’s been imagining things – terrible, terrible things.…

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DO Judge a book by it’s cover – week 3

14th February 2015

1. Write a post with a pic of your favourite book cover following the theme of the week2. Click on the “Add Your Link” button at the end of this post and link up your post so others can come visit you3. Leave me a comment letting me know you…

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The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

5th February 2015

The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin Publisher: Abacus Books Published May 2015 Pages: 306 This was sent to me in exchange for a fair and honest review. THIS BOOK IS AWESOME! I’m sorry to shout but it had to be done. I heard about this from Twitter…

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reading now, read before

4th February 2015

This is the beauty i’m reading at this very moment and it is ADORABLE! Not only does it have the coolest of covers by which i mean it has two cover pages!! how fun is that? But, it is also the most beautifully written book i’ve read in many a…

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