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Helen
Reading, writing, blogging and baking cakes. Now with chickens and ducks.
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Is there a dish that can instantly transport you back in time? A meal or a cake with time travelling... Continue reading
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I know we're only in October but I'm aware that many people – myself included – like to read festive... Continue reading
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I didn't get far into the novel One Night in Italy by Lucy Diamond before my mouth started to water.... Continue reading
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We had a lovely response to our post a few weeks ago where we highlighted some books that authors have... Continue reading
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We used to live next door to an allotment. Men would come on their day off and hoe weeds, dig... Continue reading
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Oh don't you just love this time of year? There is something so special about it. Yes it is always... Continue reading
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From the opening notes of the musical score, you just know that Baby Boom is set in the 80s. It... Continue reading
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I couldn't wait to have children so I could share my favourite books with them. I'm currently reading The Famous... Continue reading
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They appeared to enjoy their food in King Henry VIII's day. Sweetmeats, sugared plums, pies, pasties, fine meats and game.... Continue reading
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Lardy Cake and Rupert Campbell-Black. A strange combination – yet they have something in common. Both you want oh so... Continue reading
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When I was a single gal I loved the Josie Lloyd and Emlyn Rees book, Come Together. It was great... Continue reading
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Aunt Fanny is a real brick. Seriously. She is amazing. She puts up with a difficult and short-tempered husband, a... Continue reading
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Over the summer I took a few weeks off. Away from the demands of deadlines and with the need to... Continue reading
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Chloe Lyon has a small business making chocolates and selling them as Chocolate Wishes. She also does typing for her... Continue reading
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Last month we brought you books that had a sequel attached as an ebook novella. A few weeks before that... Continue reading
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Eccentric, colourful, moccasins. Three words that describe 75-year-old Django McCabe. But there are three words, three names, each containing three... Continue reading
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We were chatting amongst ourselves at Team Novelicious about all things books (as we tend to do most days) when... Continue reading
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Little Earthquakes by Jennifer Weiner is about a group of women and what happens after they have had their happily... Continue reading
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A fortnight ago we highlighted five books that have been published as ebook serials. This week we bring you novellas... Continue reading
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Oh how I adore the Walsh Family. They're quirky, eccentric and there is never, ever a dull moment in this... Continue reading
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Hurrah! Holiday time is finally upon us so I've been scrolling through the #bookadayuk hashtag, which is now being hosted... Continue reading
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I'm still reading The Story of You by Katy Regan as I write this. There is such a wonderful buzz... Continue reading
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There have been a number of books published in parts lately. It seems to be a recent phenomenon, taking advantage... Continue reading
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Glastonbury got you in the mood for a bit of rock? Fancy an access-all-areas backstage pass to the glamorous lives... Continue reading