WIN a £42 Nordic Ware Harvest Leaves Bundt Pan
Sep25

WIN a £42 Nordic Ware Harvest Leaves Bundt Pan

The Harvest Leaves pan is one of several seasonal shapes from Nordic Ware who have been producing specialist cast aluminium bakeware in the USA since 1946! We’re thrilled to have teamed up with Nordic Ware to give away a Harvest Leaves Bundt® pan worth £41.95! To be in with a chance to win, just answer the first four questions in the widget box below. Small tip: unless you’re interested in North Dorset rural affairs,...

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Award Winning Family Travel blogger debuts the magical ‘Extraordinary Travellers’ adventure series
Sep22

Award Winning Family Travel blogger debuts the magical ‘Extraordinary Travellers’ adventure series

Karen Beddow, Editor of the award winning travel blog Mini Travellers released her debut book this week The Little Museum, the first in the Extraordinary Travellers adventure series. The Little Museum is a page-turning travel adventure story for boys and girls aged 8-11.  With a magic map, a clever invention and an exciting race through France, there is also a little bit of French thrown in for good measure. The story...

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How to help kids deal with back to school stress
Sep03

How to help kids deal with back to school stress

Today’s guest post is by blogger and parenting author Becky Goddard-Hill. Becky blogs at Emotionally Healthy Kids and has published 3 books with Harper Collins on emotional wellbeing for kids. Becky is a member of the National Council of Psychotherapists, holds a masters in Social Work and a postgraduate diploma in Psychotherapy. Her brand new book Create Your Own Calm is published September 17th. By iordani Shutterstock...

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Jennifer Niven’s BREATHLESS review – ye gods, you MUST read.
Aug13

Jennifer Niven’s BREATHLESS review – ye gods, you MUST read.

Quite by accident I was flicking through my Netgalley offerings a few weeks ago, and selected a random handful of YA coming of age titles I’d not heard of. Jennifer Niven’s BREATHLESS review is here because of that happenstance.I’m not sure I can convey how much I love this book. Except to say that I never wanted it to end. And I love that it didn’t.Remember Judy Blume’s Forever? How, for an entire...

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Using a VPN for UK TV Expats
Jul21

Using a VPN for UK TV Expats

Life in the United Kingdom is something that most people from other countries only dream about. Some think of this country and say that it is their goal or destination. Others are just fascinated that we still have a working monarchy. This elevates the entire British Isles into a grand tourist spot just because of this fact. Even though the Queen does not have a major political power anymore, she is still an important figure in the...

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Win an £85 Fjällräven Kånken backpack, plus ‘Yes You Can’ GCSE book
Jun26

Win an £85 Fjällräven Kånken backpack, plus ‘Yes You Can’ GCSE book

Last week we ran a lively Twitter Q&A with Mark Roberts (@mr_englishteach ), author of the new “You can’t revise for GCSE English! Yes you can, and Mark Roberts shows you how”. It was a really busy half an hour, with loads of questions and even more insightful help and sage advice from Mark. In the book, Mark talks students through the most effective revision strategies for English Language: how to take notes, the most important...

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