The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid

The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid

The world seems so much smaller these days than when I was a child.  The internet and social media has opened up our lives to influences from all over the world.  It still amazes me that we can have a video call with my niece in New Zealand that’s as… Continue reading »

Absolutely Everything! – review and giveaway

Absolutely Everything!

We are big fans of the What on Earth? book range so I was excited to see what the newly published Absolutely Everything! book by Christopher Lloyd would be like. Absolutely Everything! is a hardback 352 page book charting 13.8 billion years of history and is designed for children and… Continue reading »

Buying Gemstones and Jewellery in Sri Lanka

Buying Gemstones and Jewellery in Sri Lanka

Have you ever been tempted to buy jewellery on your travels?  I used to travel an awful lot more than I do these days, and much further afield too.  My ex and I would spend time walking around gem stores in Thailand but really without a clue about what we… Continue reading »

The Distance Between Us – review and giveaway

The Distance Between Us

I’ve just finished reading The Distance Between Us by Georgie Capron and wanted to tell you all about it.  Released earlier this year through Aria Fiction, this is the third novel from the author and someone I’ve only recently discovered. We meet Tasha, a stay at home mother of three, and wife… Continue reading »

Find Another Place – book review

Find Another Place

With a strong interest in my own family history I was interested to find out more about the Ben Graff book Find Another Place, which was published through Matador Books earlier this year. This is unlike most books that I read as Find Another Place is an autobiography, but one where… Continue reading »

Before Her Eyes – a book review

Before Her Eyes

Every so often I get to read a book that totally captivates me, and keeps me up very late at night.  When that book also keeps you guessing right to the last page, then you know you’ve discovered a winner.  Before Her Eyes by Jack Jordan was published through Corvus… Continue reading »