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Audio Book Give-Away: Flash in the Pan: Sticks Like Glue

May 4, 2015 9:05 am3 comments
Audio Book Give-Away: Flash in the Pan: Sticks Like Glue

Audio book give away… More often than not, life can feel like a continual loop of struggle, stress, routine and never ending chores. But between the cracks of the mundane lie the weird and the wonderful: things we often dismiss; people we refuse to see and moments that we fail […]

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Ten Practical Reasons to Love a Book more than a Movie of an Evening.

March 15, 2015 9:00 am0 comments
Ten Practical Reasons to Love a Book more than a Movie of an Evening.

There are many of us out there that are sparse on time. For whatever reason, babies to look after, parents to look after, or careers to look after or just the fact that we live in 2015. It makes the time we do have to ourselves all the more precious, […]

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Enjoying the Berkshire History at Reading

December 20, 2014 11:25 am0 comments
Enjoying the Berkshire History at Reading

Like many of the cities in Great Britain, Reading has its fair share of culture and heritage. Today it is a city that has embraced modern change, while the 1400 year old history remains honoured. A visitor will find impressive structures, buildings, the National Trails, and some of the best […]

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Apps To Kill Airport Boredom

December 10, 2014 4:09 pm1 comment
Apps To Kill Airport Boredom

 by  Nick Harris1  Going to the airport used to be exciting, but these days, thanks to the long lines to get through airport security, you have to spend a lot more time hanging around than you used to. And then, if your flight gets delayed, there’s a real possibility of going […]

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Does The Kindle Spell The End For Books In Print?

June 15, 2014 9:00 am0 comments
Does The Kindle Spell The End For Books In Print?

The ever-growing kindle popularity proves a threat to bookstores and libraries alike but will Amazon’s nifty little product fully eradicate the leather-bound books we have grown to know and love? While I was researching this impediment I discovered e-book revenue alone accounts for 17.5% of Penguin’s global revenue. I also […]

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Khaled Hosseini: A Gifted Writer

May 11, 2014 10:18 am0 comments
Khaled Hosseini: A Gifted Writer

Like a good scotch or whisky, Khaled Hosseini gets better with age. With the publication of And The Mountains Echoed, Hosseini has now published three books. His first book, The Kite Runner was adapted both into a film and a graphic novel (the latter by Hosseini himself), It follows the […]

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20 Things To Know About London

February 20, 2014 11:00 amComments Off on 20 Things To Know About London
20 Things To Know About London

A Fast-Track Guide to London Below is a comprehensive guide, compiling 20 things you must know about London – both before, or after you visit England’s central hub. * When travelling and making a connection, there are several stations that everything seems to revolve around – Baker Street, Embankment / […]

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The House at Riverton – Kate Morton

February 13, 2014 8:08 pm0 comments
The House at Riverton – Kate Morton

Book Review: The House at Riverton, Kate Morton This compelling gothic mystery focusing on the secrets and intrigues of an upper class family living in a large English country house at the beginning of the 20th Century is told from the perspective of a 98-year-old woman, Grace, who previously worked […]

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