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Friday Finds (4)

Friday Finds (4)

Welcome to Friday Finds, a weekly feature in which I share the blog posts, web articles, memes, pins, artwork, music and videos that have uplifted, interested or inspired me over the past week.  I’d love it if you would join in with me, so feel free to share your own discoveries or link to your own Friday Finds post in the comments and I’ll be sure to visit your blog.     Posts/Articles I was in stitches reading this Twitter thread about male writers failing to write authentic female characters.  Kristen from Metaphors and Moonlight has compiled a comprehensive list of sci-fi […]


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Posted 6th April 2018 in: Memes & Tags. Tagged: ,

Friday Finds (3)

Friday Finds (3)

Welcome to Friday Finds, a weekly feature in which I share the blog posts, web articles, memes, pins, artwork, music and videos that have uplifted, interested or inspired me over the past week.  I’d love it if you would join in with me, so feel free to share your own discoveries or link to your own Friday Finds post in the comments and I’ll be sure to visit your blog.     Posts/Articles Check out this Red Queen inspired look that designer Fatima Camara created for a costume challenge. I’ve been practising basic hand lettering techniques using Amy Latta’s handy guide […]


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Posted 23rd February 2018 in: Memes & Tags. Tagged: , ,

A Blogger’s Journal from Paperchase

A Blogger’s Journal from Paperchase

One of my greatest weaknesses is stationary and in particular, I cannot resist a good notebook. I have separate notebooks dedicated to almost every area of my life, all of them themed. Yes, I should probably combine them into one all-purpose notebook like bullet journalers do, but the truth is I’m just not a one notebook kinda girl. There are too many great designs not to use them all! My latest find was ‘A Blogger’s Journal‘ from Paperchase. It’s a notebook to help you plan and track everything for your blog, including upcoming posts, social media strategy and goals for the […]


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Posted 11th February 2018 in: CREATIVE HOBBIES. Tagged:

#atozchallenge K is for Keepsakes

#atozchallenge K is for Keepsakes

Today I’m continuing with the A-Z Blogging Challenge! The aim is to write a post for every day of the month except for Sundays, with each post representing a different letter of the alphabet. This year, since I’ve just become a mum for the first time, my theme is: ‘an A-Z of Newborn Care’. I’ll be talking about all the highs and lows of parenting, sharing things that have been useful for me and posting some cute pictures. For the letter ‘K’ I have chosen to talk about Keepsakes.I’m one of those sentimental people who basically can’t bear to throw anything away. I’ve […]


#atozchallenge G is for Gifts

#atozchallenge G is for Gifts

Today is the seventh day of the 2016 A-Z Blogging Challenge! The aim is to write a post for every day of the month except for Sundays, with each post representing a different letter of the alphabet. This year, since I’ve just become a mum for the first time, my theme is: ‘an A-Z of Newborn Care’. I’ll be talking about all the highs and lows of parenting, sharing things that have been useful for me and posting some cute pictures. For the letter ‘G’ I have chosen to talk about Gifts. We received a lot of lovely gifts when my little […]


Last Minute Gift Guide Part 4: for Fans of Game of Thrones

Last Minute Gift Guide Part 4: for Fans of Game of Thrones

Welcome to the fourth and final part of my last minute gift guide, which focuses on gifts for fans of Game of Thrones, or the A Song of Ice and Fire series. Below are some of my recommendations for GOT merchandise that you should be able to get hold of quickly in-store or through Amazon Prime next-day delivery. Happy Shopping! House Stark Journal Blank notebook with the direwolf emblem for House Stark. Where to buy: £11.96 from W H Smith (in-store only in time for Christmas). £13 from Amazon.co.uk and Prime eligible. $16.32 from Amazon.com and Prime eligible. £13 from […]


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Posted 23rd December 2015 in: Entertainment. Tagged: , , ,

Last Minute Gift Guide Part 3: for Fans of YA Books

Last Minute Gift Guide Part 3: for Fans of YA Books

Welcome to the third part of my last minute gift guide, which focuses on gifts for fans of YA books like The Hunger Games, Divergent and Maze Runner series. Below are some of my recommendations for YA book merchandise that you should be able to get hold of quickly in-store or through Amazon Prime next-day delivery. Happy Shopping! The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 Calendar 2016 The official calendar based on the last movie of the series. Where to buy: £8.27 from Amazon.co.uk and Prime eligible. £6 from The Works (in-store only in time for Christmas). £8.27 from W H Smith […]


Last Minute Gift Guide Part 2: for Harry Potter Fans

Last Minute Gift Guide Part 2: for Harry Potter Fans

Welcome to the second part of my last minute gift guide, which focuses on gifts for the Harry Potter fan in your life! Assuming they already have all the books and DVDs in the series, below are some of my recommendations for HP companion books and merchandise that you should be able to get hold of quickly in-store or through Amazon Prime next-day delivery. Happy Shopping! Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Illustrated Edition I’m sure most Harry Potter fans would love to get their hands on a copy of this beautiful, full-colour illustrated hardback edition. It’s on my wishlist! […]


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Posted 23rd December 2015 in: BOOKS. Tagged: , , , ,