Which Book Week mum are you?

admin / 11 August, 2018

It’s almost Book Week (17-24 August 2018) and with that comes the inevitable Book Week costume. While some Mums have been planning (and pinning) costume ideas since contacting books or completing Easter bonnets some months ago, others loathe the thought of coming up with something creative. I am not sure who gets more joy out of Book Week – the kid…

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Book club or friends who love books?

admin / 17 January, 2018

When a friend asked if I wanted to join a book club, I will be honest, I hesitated. I had this idea in mind that it would be a group of high-brow women talking about the latest Pulitzer Prize winning book while indulging in expensive wine and cheese. Looking back, I am not sure why I thought this because my…

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Here’s my New Year’s resolution…

admin / 31 December, 2017

It’s New Year’s Eve, the day when (if you’re anything like me) you commit to eating healthy, exercising for 30 minutes daily and being more organised. But we all know that after a week of salad and a Tupperware laden pantry, old habits kick in and we are back to square one. As I sit and reflect on 2017, I…

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Should I put an e-reader on my Christmas list?

admin / 13 December, 2017

With less than two weeks to go until Christmas, my husband asked me what I would like. Initially I listed the usual perfume, pedicure and clothes but then had a longer think and considered an e-reader such as a Kindle or Kobo…. Being the researcher that I am, I thought I better list the pros and cons before adding it…

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Mums – this is why you need to read books…

admin / 14 November, 2017

As I sit on the train on my commute home from work I look around; I would say most people are on their phone. Actually, I counted… 18 were on an electronic device (15 phones) and 5 people (including me were reading books or papers). But I distinctly remember a time, not that long ago, when most people would be…

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