Upcycling Musical Instruments for Cherry Lodge Cancer Charity

Psychobilly Kicks Back is a charity set up in 2016 by psychobilly* musician Steve "Ginger" Meadham and his wife Amanda, which has raised £1000s to support cancer sufferers at Cherry Lodge Cancer Care in Barnet, London. Their first annual charity gig in February 2017 sold out quickly as some of the top and up and coming bands … Continue reading Upcycling Musical Instruments for Cherry Lodge Cancer Charity

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Last of the Summer Vines by Romy Summer #BookReview

Firstly, I’d like to thank Romy Sommer, Harper Impulse and Killer Reads for a copy of this book for review on NetGalley. As I enjoyed it so much I'm happy to share it with you as part of my Recommended Reads. Before I start I would like to point out that this book should come … Continue reading Last of the Summer Vines by Romy Summer #BookReview

Maisy Plays Football by Lucy Cousins #BookReview

Award winning author Lucy Collins clearly hit a winning formula with her “Maisy” books as they have been around forever.  They have bright illustrations, a clear printed text and simple characters with great easy to remember names. Aimed at Pre-school and Early Years children, this series of books tell the stories of many first experiences … Continue reading Maisy Plays Football by Lucy Cousins #BookReview

Love on the Rocks by Emily Anne Brandon #BookReview

Love on the Rocks by Emily Anne Brandon 9/10 I have two reading patterns: I either ignore everything else and read for two afternoons/evenings solidly or I will pick up and put down when time allows over several days. This book is perfect for both. 43 fast paced chapters that were simply written in clear … Continue reading Love on the Rocks by Emily Anne Brandon #BookReview

Q & A and #Giveaway with Poppy Blake – The Windmill Café

I’m pleased to feature a Q&A session with Poppy Blake author of the Windmill Café series. I had Summer Breeze, the first book of this series, sitting in my “To Be read” pile having bought it some months ago. When I saw that Autumn Leaves was due out, I thought I’d better get on and … Continue reading Q & A and #Giveaway with Poppy Blake – The Windmill Café

Free & Cheap Things to Do in Mudeford & Christchurch Dorset

We’ve just had a lovely weekend in Dorset, staying in a B & B in Mudeford, venturing out locally and along to Christchurch. We tend to spend a bit more on accommodation then balance it out with free activities. Here’s some of the things we enjoyed and our recommended places to eat as well as … Continue reading Free & Cheap Things to Do in Mudeford & Christchurch Dorset

Bure Lodge B & B Mudeford Dorset #HotelReview

We haven’t stayed in a B & B since the 1980s usually opting for chain hotels, but chose this one as it was located in a quiet residential area just 5 mins walk from the beach. The service here was exemplary before we had even arrived. We asked if we could park our car early … Continue reading Bure Lodge B & B Mudeford Dorset #HotelReview