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Helen
Writer, reader, maker of cakes and keeper of chickens. Loves planting trees.
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I know what you're all thinking ... What? There's food mentioned in the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy? I know,... Continue reading
Now that sounds like bliss! This weekend I was on a bitterly cold rugby pitch. I like your start to the weekend more.
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on we confer at The Homemade Heart
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You may have heard talk of the Fifty Shades of Grey movie, which is absolutely everywhere right now. If all... Continue reading
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When I think of home, the place I grew up, scones would feature high up in my foodie memories. They're... Continue reading
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There are so many books coming out all the time that it's difficult to keep up. Thank goodness for Twitter.... Continue reading
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You know that satisfying feeling when you tuck into an exceptionally delicious meal? Exceptional not only because of its taste... Continue reading
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We all know what day is this coming Saturday. You cannot escape Valentine's Day – sentimental signs of its imminent... Continue reading
Hi Penny. I received the Miniaturist for Christmas though I haven't read it yet. I added it to my Christmas list largely because I enjoyed The Girl with a Pearl Earring which is also a historical novel set in Holland. Once I've read I'm sure to blog my thoughts. I am most intrigued now I've read yours!
Toggle Commented Feb 9, 2015 on Year in books: February at The Homemade Heart
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As I was dividing up the rock cake dough and placing each piece evenly onto the baking tray, I was... Continue reading
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A fortnight ago I gave you five books that have been making a bit of a buzz on Twitter and... Continue reading
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Becca Orchard is a Bride Hunter. A what? I hear you ask. Well, simply put, she's a matchmaker. She finds... Continue reading
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Mention Paddington Bear and what do you think of? Could it be the mysteries of deepest, darkest Peru? Or maybe... Continue reading
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Books are fabulous. We all know that, right? And there are new ones being published all the time – a... Continue reading
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I know Christmas is, sadly, over but it is still winter and we still need comforting books and comfort food.... Continue reading
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So the festivities are over, but the delights of Christmas live on thanks to the large stash of books Father... Continue reading
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For a Christmas novel that makes you feel warm, hugged and cosy then look no further than The Great Christmas... Continue reading
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There have been some absolutely brilliant books published in 2014. As we come to the end of the year and... Continue reading
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Last week we brought you the first half of our Christmas wish list. But, of course, where books are concerned... Continue reading
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Moving around from place to place, not settling long enough to establish roots or for friendships to flourish, can be... Continue reading
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Today marks the start of December and we're already busy writing our Christmas lists here at Novelicious HQ. And guess... Continue reading
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Monday 27th January 8.45am. In Coins Cafe having cappuccino, chocolate croissant, and a cigarette. There is something rather touching about... Continue reading
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Remember Milly-Molly-Mandy? Her stories by Joyce Lankester Brisley were a big part of my childhood. And when you opened the... Continue reading
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When you think ahead to Christmas does it fill you with panic? Does dread creep over you whilst you ponder... Continue reading
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Twitter book recommendations are coming thick and fast at the moment, which is rather fabulous. We felt it only fair,... Continue reading
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When Cally Taylor wrote Home For Christmas (published in 2011) she had no idea that one day her words and... Continue reading