Book Review: The Other Boy by Ian and Rosi Taylor

I was browsing through the Goodreads giveaways and came across this chilling supernatural novella so I entered and was lucky to have won a copy. Here is my honest review. I am a huge fan of novellas and short stories. I think it takes a very special writer to get their story across in a limited number of words. Novellas…

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Looking Back Over 2015

2015 has been a very up and down year for me but there are a few things that have turned the year around. It was back in March that I started my little blog up. I had a very trying January and February so decided to take my mind off things by starting blogging. I wasn’t quite sure where my…

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Best Books I have Read in 2015

So here we are at the end of another year 2015. I have read quite a few books this year and I would love to share with you my top 5 best reads of 2015. I have read 34 books this year according to my Goodreads Challenge and they range from chick lit to young adult, autobiographies and thrillers. Here are my…

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Book Review: The Lie by C.L.Taylor

The Lie by C.L. Taylor I gave The Lie by C.L. Taylor : 5 of 5 stars Book Description I know your name’s not really Jane Hughes… Jane Hughes has a loving partner, a job in an animal sanctuary and a tiny cottage in rural Wales. She’s happier than she’s ever been but her life is a lie. Jane Hughes…

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Book Review: Don’t Call Me Ugly by Alicia Douvall

I haven’t read an autobiography in a while and I was lucky enough to to win this book from a competition by the publisher Austin Macauley on Twitter.                        Book Description A cautionary tale from the woman who spent over a million pounds on surgical procedures… In this remarkable book…

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Making My Christmas Cake

These are the photos I took while making my Christmas Cake. Cannot wait to tuck into it tomorrow!  I wish all my fantastic readers a very Merry Christmas!  Rachel xxx

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Tips on Entering Advent Competitions

Well it’s that time of year that is the most exciting time for a comper! Advent competitions are run daily by an enormous amount of companies giving away fantastic prizes. They can range from electrical goods and gadgets at the top end, down to discounts off their sites for a limited time.  Some companies start on the 1st December with…

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#MySundayPhoto 06/12/2015

                                    I love white roses and these are beautiful in the bunch that I got.                        Pink gerbera’s are stunning flowers and these were no exception.                 …

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#MySundayPhoto 22/11/2015

Black Forest Hot Chocolate – perfect for this cold chilly weather we are having at the moment. Rachel xx

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#MySundayPhoto 15/11/2015

              We were out walking the dog this morning and came across these eight gorgeous swans just floating down the river. They looked so calm and peaceful. I have always loved the fact that they mate for life, or so I was always told growing up!  Rachel xx

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Book Review: Gone by Rebecca Muddiman

I have been browsing through the Bookbridgr website lately looking for some great books to read that were dark with lots of mystery and suspense, and this was the book I came across – Gone by Rebecca Muddiman. I have to say that the cover caught my eye to begin with. Then I read the description. I decided there and…

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#MySundayPhoto 08/11/15

                Early Sunday morning walk down by the water at Boscawen Park. Damp, misty, Autumn, leaves, peaceful. Rachel xx

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#MySundayPhoto 01/11/2015

A beautiful early morning November walk through the trees. Rachel xx

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