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Hallow-Reads

Carved your pumpkin? Got your costume at the ready? Had the annual screening of Hocus Pocus? Well, in the case there’s only one thing left to do- curl up with a spooky tome by candlelight! Here’s my top ten best reads for you to sink your fangs into! Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. It’s a classic. It’s Gothic, Romantic and with a dash of the Science Fiction about it, this is a genre-blasting monster of a read. Plus, because I’m a sucker for an underdog, I always  ...

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Fashion Mash-Up

Just a wee quick one today folks but I just wanted to share this incredibly fun tome that popped through my letterbox recently, Fashion Mash-Up! Okay, so this interactive book is a collaboration between the V&A, Penguin and fashion illustrator Daisy de Villeneuve. It’s a whistle stop tour of fashion through the ages but it encourages you to get stuck in and get creative! Remember those paper dolls you had when you were little, and you could press out paper clothes and fold them  ...

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Book Nook: My All Time Favourite Children’s Books!

A little while ago I wrote a post about which books I’d class as my all time favourite reads. I decided not to include any kids books, mainly because I decided they deserved a whole post by themselves. The books I grew up loving, reading time and time again with thumbed corners and broken spines became like old friends, and are still the tomes I turn to when I want to read something comforting and familiar. I believe that the best children’s books are ones that can also be  ...

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Friday Feeling!

HOLY MACKEREL IT’S FRIDAY AGAIN! A whole weekend awaits for us to carpe the bloody diem and make terrible decisions and all that proverbial jazz. SO HEY here’s what has made the last two weeks a lovely sunshiney place to live (despite the vast amounts of rain and thunder- July, u ok hun?) A Cambridge Satchel  My Dad was a HUGE HUN and treated me to a proper Cambridge satchel. I have been LUSTING after one of these for god knows how long and when mine arrived in all it’s beaaaautifffulll  ...

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