What I wish I knew before my first camping trip with kids – by Kirsty from Get Kids Outside

It’s not often I host non book related guest posts on this blog, but I think actually it might be a nice way to introduce my readers to some of my blogging friends – and Kirsty is someone I’ve known since before I started to blog. Yes, we really do go back *that* far. We’ve […]

100 ways to home educate – guest post Tammie Griffiths from Aspire Chaos to Calm

As yesterday’s blog on different ways to home educate was on fb, I’m reposting it here (with explicit permission!) so that it can be easily found as part of the blog hop πŸ™‚ You can find Tammie on facebook or twitter My article is in the comments ?via Ripl.com Posted by Aspire-Chaos to Calm-Connecting & […]

Martyn Ford: Dreams and regrets – UKYACX blog tour.

As part of the UKYACX blog tour (MG variety), I’m very pleased to welcome author Martyn Ford to the blog today, continuing on the occasional series of Dreams and Regrets guest posts. Over to Martyn Tasked with writing a blog post on “dreams and regrets”, we first have to define the words. I’m going to […]

Squeezing the pennies – tracking day to day spending with #SagaSpendingDiary

Recently I was asked to take part in a #SagaSpendingDiary challenge and sent some items to help me with this task. So, in the kit, there’s a copy of The Wealth Chef: Recipes to Make Your Money Work Hard, So You Don’t Have To at Amazon uk (affiliate link), a budget diary, and a joint […]

What’s your X Moment?

Parenting, or indeed life, is full of blink and you’ll miss it moments. Once upon a time, that was what happened, if you weren’t there, you weren’t looking, you lost your chance. Then came cameras, Polaroids, digital cameras, and now most of us have that powerful camera in our pocket in the form of our […]

A Wicked Old Woman by Ravinder Randhawa – guest post.

I’m very pleased today to be taking part in the blog tour for A Wicked Old Woman by Ravinder Randhawa. Genre: Contemporary Publisher: Matador Format: Paperback & Ebook Published: 24 Oct 2015 (republished) Goodreads link Amazon (affiliate) A Wicked Old Woman Drama. Masquerade. Mischief. A sharply observed, witty and confident novel. Linguistically playful, entertaining and […]

YA or not YA? – the author Antonia Honeywell guest posts on writing and reading labels.

I loved Antonia Honeywell’s book The Ship and I’m thrilled today to be hosting a guest post and giveaway promoting the rather wonderful YA Shot initiative from Alexia Casale. (As an aside there *are* still a few tickets available for this set of events, please do click on through to the site if you are […]

Regrets and Dreams – Sue Ransom

I’m thrilled to be kicking off the UKYA extravaganza blog tour today with a guest post from the wonderful Sue Ransom. Sue is the award winning author of the best selling Small Blue Thing trilogy, with her latest book, The Beneath published in March this year. She manages all this alongside a full time job […]

Oswald, Return of the King by Edoardo Albert

I’m very pleased today to be taking part in the blog tour for Edoardo Albert’s second book, Oswald, Return of the King. Buy at Amazon The exiled family of King Aethelfrith of Northumbria arrive, after much hardship, on the island of Iona, where the monastery founded by St Columba has become a centre of worship […]

Getting creative with insurance savings from Cavendish online.

Do you have life insurance? I don’t. I did, once upon a time, when I worked for a bank. It kind of came with the package. But that lapsed a while back, and one of the reasons I’ve never got organised again is because of the cost. But recently I was approached by Cavendish online […]

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