Month: November 2016

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Planet Earth 2 – BBC 1 Most asked question this morning, hands down, has been “did you watch Planet Earth last night?” Hell yeah and I’m still getting over it. Ha. As usual, David Attenborough and his team delivered world class animal watching, which had everything in it to rival the most cleverly constructed drama. It had our whole family gripped, with the same tension as watching a cup final, or the British cycle team […]

Sunday Best…

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All that glitters This week’s Sunday Best is inspired by the pair of sneakers I just bought for my daughter. So, part rockets and space, part bonfire night inspired, this week is all about non-girly girl fashion for the girls (that includes us ladies), and fab stuff for the lads too (both little and big). Behold the best pair of trainers to rock up in CT5 in a long time (feature image); Boden has come up […]

What I’ve been reading..

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Today Will Be Different – Maria Semple I’ll get this out of the way first, Semple’s book Where’d you go Bernadette is hand on heart one of my most favourite books ever; unconventionally structured, funny, witty and sharp as a pin.  So I had high hopes and itchy fingers to get my mitts on this. The perfect antidote to my heavy-going summer reads, I loved this. There seems to be some harsh criticism for this latest […]

What I’ve been reading…

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All the Light We Cannot See – Anthony Doerr I read this, only after my husband banged on about it and endlessly asked when I was going to make a start. I’d wanted to read something light-hearted after my recent spate of challenging and emotionally draining books, but I gave in – mainly to shut him up f I’m honest….and I’m so pleased I did. Probably my personal choice for my book of the year, […]