Only You Can Save Mankind – book review and giveaway #PickAPratchett

Only You Can Save Mankind

This Thursday, 22nd February sees the re-release of Only You Can Save Mankind which is written by Terry Pratchett, of Discworld fame. Originally published in 1992, this is the first in the Johnny Maxwell series, written for children. Only You Can Save Mankind is our first encounter with Johnny Maxwell, as is… Continue reading »

Big Little Lies – a book review #BigLittleLies

Big Little Lies

At the end of every day I am always to be found with my head in a book.  It’s always been that way, I can’t remember a time when I didn’t have a book waiting to take me to a different place, a new adventure, a journey.  In the days… Continue reading »

Preparing for Easter with the Happy Feaster Blog Tour – and giveaway

Preparing for Easter with the Happy Feaster Blog Tour

I’m preparing for Easter with the Happy Feaster Blog Tour which has been organised by Ladybird Books and The Happy Foodie.  We have been challenged to take storytelling from the page to the kitchen by creating a Spring recipe inspired by the Tales of Peter Rabbit.  I asked Monkey what he… Continue reading »

The Buddha in the Attic

I’m a member of the BritMums book club, in conjunction with Penguin Books, and I was lucky enough to be sent a copy of The Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka. I was drawn into this book within the first couple of pages, it’s not a long read at… Continue reading »