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Halloween Is Murder by Carolyn Arnold: review and giveaway!

I am a bit ‘bah humbug’ over Halloween so to try to get me in the ‘spirit’ before the big day I read this new release from Carolyn Arnold. Halloween Is Murder is a fun novel centred around a pair of private investigators, Sean and Sara MacKinley, and their team. They have to negotiate with […]

‘Thunderstruck’ by Ali Sparkes, review and giveaway!

Matthew’s school was lucky enough to be visited by award winning author Ali Sparkes who gave the children an inspirational talk that had Matthew completely enthused about writing. After school we went along to the book signing, and wow, I think every child in the school went along to buy copies of Ali’s books and […]

‘Who’s Been In Our Tree?’ by Diana Batchelor: review and giveaway!

I feel fortunate that I have never personally experienced burglary. Chris has not been so lucky 🙁 and one of Matthew’s school friends was burgled earlier this year. The impact on children can be somewhat greater than we imagine. Children live in a world of simple opposites and definite answers. But the things that happen […]

#MyCustomSign blogger challenge

I am the first to admit that my creativity and artistic talents are pretty non existent 🙁 I saw the competition to create a sign and despite my better judgement decided to give it a go! So here is my entry: As you can see, no frills, no fancy lettering, no simple stylish logo. Instead, […]