An Afternoon of Tea & Cake for the Soul

An Afternoon of Tea and Cake for the Soul is where I get to chat with other bloggers to find out their thoughts and experiences on all the subjects that I cover on my blog.  I decided to share my favourites to kick things off, but you can find links to all my other guests at … Continue reading An Afternoon of Tea & Cake for the Soul

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

Natural Born Carers and Healers

I've recently written about a series of books I've read by Debbie Johnson called the Comfort Food Cafe. The owner of the cafe and matriarch of Budbury is called Cherie Moon. I don't know about you but when I'm reading I can often identify certain character traits with people I know in real life. My … Continue reading Natural Born Carers and Healers

The Smiling Fanny Manifesto

I came across The Smiling Fanny Manifesto when reading a novel by Lucy Anne Holmes entitled “Just a Girl, Standing in Front of a Boy".  It’s a lighthearted book but Jenny (Fanny) suffers from depression and her friend Phillipa gives her this list of things to do to keep the black dog at bay. Even if … Continue reading The Smiling Fanny Manifesto