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Three tips for charity shopping

I love a good rummage through a charity shop.  A few years ago, I wouldn’t have dreamed of setting foot in one, but times have definitely changed and I’ve found some of my favourite clothes in charity shops.  You’re also donating to a good cause and shopping more ethically.  Shopping AND saving the planet? What’s […]

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A-Z of Me

I first saw this post on Aimee’s blog and it was so much fun to read, I had to complete it too! A. Age – 30.  It’s an age that polarises people; some don’t want to be that old, others wish they could be that young again! B. Biggest fear – I have two, spiders […]

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Feeling inspired by Martyn Hett

I didn’t post this directly after Martyn’s funeral, because I really wanted to make this something that I would be proud of writing, and also to make it a fitting tribute to Martyn. Martyn Hett was one of the people killed during the recent Manchester terrorist attack at an Ariana Grande concert.  Although there were […]

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Q & A with Maggie the guinea pig

Recently I asked some blogger friends if they had any questions to ask Maggie, my guinea pig.  It’s taken a while to get round to interviewing Maggie and writing this post; Maggie has a busy social life and as a guinea pig around town, I had to wait for her to clear an afternoon for […]

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June Favourites

I don’t usually write posts like this but I thought it might be good for me to look back over the things which made me happy in June. Black handbag Oliver won a prize in a raffle, and the sweetheart decided to bring this gorgeous bag home for me rather than choosing a prize for […]

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Prince Harry: reckless or relatable?

My purpose in writing today’s post about Prince Harry is to approach it not as a debate on the monarchy, but rather by examining his comments in light of his position as a high profile figure. Whenever Prince Harry makes a public comment, it’s bound to be scrutinised, judged and debated.  He’s bound to be […]

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Friendship in all its forms

Today I am writing this spontaneously because I’ve been thinking about it over the last few days and just need to write it out.  First off I’m going to be honest and say that I’ve had a tough few months, and there are a few more ahead.  However, what I want to focus on in […]

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Annoying things TV characters do

I don’t know about you, but even when I really love a TV programme, there are always some things that the characters do that really annoy me!  Here’s a selection of things which really get on my nerves… Speak loudly in the next room/through the door and think no one can hear When the conversation […]

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Once Upon a Time Tag

  Today I will be doing the Once Upon a Time Tag after watching Lynsey and Sandrine’s Youtube videos. Like them, I am a big fan of the show! First of all I will answer the questions from Lynsey’s video. How did you discover OUAT? Years ago I remember seeing it advertised on Channel 5 […]

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The Spring Reading Tag

Welcome back to Tag Week!  Today it’s the Spring Reading Tag which I saw on Youtube on The Book Olive’s channel. Here’s the qs and my as… What books are your most excited to read over the next few months? Currently I’m most excited about reading A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. […]