Don’t leave these books homeless! Which do you want?

**UPDATE** Thank you to everyone who got in touch – all the books which they requested have been put aside and will be posted out as soon as possible, and everything else has now gone to a good home, including Birmingham Library!


As Rob told you earlier, we’re off on the next stage of our adventure to London but that means we’re having to downsize our book collections.

I’ve had a close look at my shelves and been surprised by just how many books I have multiple copies of, which I’d love to go to a good home – you guys! If space permitted, or if I just had one copy in the first place, of course I’d hoard books like a dragon hoards gold but needs must, so Rob has helped me by typing up the following list as I took each book off the shelf. Continue reading “Don’t leave these books homeless! Which do you want?”

#FreebieFriday giveaway – let’s talk teapigs!

I’m well aware that many people who like books, like tea and we’ve got a tasty giveaway for you today. I really love tea from teapigs, a brand you may have seen in many cafes around the UK who specialise in large-leaf and specialist tea and tea-making accessories. I’ve got four teabag samples for four lucky winners, so you can see what you think too. Continue reading “#FreebieFriday giveaway – let’s talk teapigs!”

Announcing the #SensibleSeptember Stationery Giveaway, from Ink Drops

I’m sure by now you all know how much Kate loves stationery, so we’re thrilled to bring you a fantastic giveaway, courtesy of Ink Drops, a stationery box subscription and gift box service. As this is the time of year when kids go back to school, we often still get the urge to get organised as adults, so Carla and Anastasia have given us a fantastic #SensibleSeptember goodie bundle to give away to you. Continue reading “Announcing the #SensibleSeptember Stationery Giveaway, from Ink Drops”

Shine Shine Shine – giveaway closed!

The lucky winners of Shine Shine Shine by Lydia Netzer have now been chosen and contacted – have a look in your Twitter DM inbox or Facebook Message inbox to see if you’ve been lucky this time, and send us back your contact details so we can get your copies sent out ASAP.

We’ve loved our first giveaway and we’ve got a few goodies to give away in the future alongside upcoming reviews.

Lydia Netzer on Shine Shine Shine

We’re really pleased to bring you this interview with Lydia Netzer, about her wonderful book Shine Shine Shine, in which we discover how difficult it is to live up to your own expectations, and those of others, especially when you don’t see the world the same way as everyone else.  I wanted to ask Lydia about how she came to write the book in the way that she did… Continue reading “Lydia Netzer on Shine Shine Shine”