Discover the Savage World blog tour with giveaway.

discover savage worldI’m pleased today to be taking part in a blog tour with Miles Kelly, for their Discover the Savage World book. This is the third in the Discover series, and focuses on the less fluffy parts of the world around us.

I got Small to review the book by using the cunning ploy of leaving it lying around the living room Winking smile He told me he’d found it very interesting, he particularly likes the facts and the way you can dip in and out, but didn’t particularly like the layout. I think he found it a bit busy – he said it was all over the place, and I can see what he means. This encourages the dipping in and out aspect, as it’s quite difficult to sit down and focus on for terribly long, but I don’t think that’s of necessity a bad thing. It can be easier to absorb things in short bursts anyway, and a book with lots of information in will get picked up lots of times.

Photo Challenge2I hope you’re all going to play along with the photo challenge Smile My #worldgonewild prompt is Machine. So I need you to go take a picture with that inspiration, and share it on Facebook or Twitter with the #worldgonewild hashtag.

What is a machine? I prowled the house looking for inspiration. There’s lots of it about. Or can you find anything outside? Can you guess what mine is?


The other bloggers taking part in the tour have their own prompts, and there are prizes – at the end of the tour, all photos will be added in to Facebook albums and the photo with the most likes wins a Miles Kelly book bundle with books of their choice worth £100. However, if you don’t win or can’t wait, you can get 10% off at using the code BLOGTOUR01.

While you’re hoping to win that particular prize, you’ll be pleased to learn that I’ve got 5 copies of the savage world book up for grabs. Leave me a comment telling me what part of our savage world you’d most like to visit to enter before midnight on 30th October. UK only I’m afraid, and address will be passed to the publisher for fulfilment. You can have an extra entry for tweeting, sharing on facebook, blog or otherwise, but you *must* leave an extra comment per entry or it doesn’t count. Prize winners must respond to me within 48 hours of notification, or I will redraw.

Don’t forget to check out the other stops on the tour (there are more photo prompts and giveaways!)

21st October: Helen at Actually Mummy
22nd October: Annie on Love All Blogs (including giveaway).
23rd October: You’re here!
24th October: Jo at Slummy Single Mummy
25th October: Jenny at The Gingerbread House – review and giveaway

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  1. Wow, sounds great, think my son would love this. Think I would like to explore somewhere remote like the Outback of Australia, and experience the extreme remoteness people talk of out there.

  2. I would like to visit Alaska

  3. Hannah Oneill says:

    The desert

  4. cheryl lovell says:

    I would love to visit Canada!

  5. cheryl lovell says:

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  6. Iceland – such a different place to where I normally spend my time

  7. Steven Scrase says:

    Pompeii, would love to see what nature can do at it’s most destructive.

  8. Andy Poultney says:

    The swampland of Louisiana, to witness the deadly yet beautiful wildlife who inhabit the area

  9. Tammy Tudor says:

    Canada 🙂

  10. The arctic circle.
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  12. Mickie Bull says:

    The Australian Outback

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  14. Katie Skeoch says:

    The Galapagos Islands

  15. It would have to be the bottom of the ocean. Lots of strange things down there 🙂

  16. Kristy Brown says:

    The Amazonian Rainforest…..scared of all the creepy crawlies but so intrigued too

  17. Christopher Bell says:

    I’d love to visit Iraq as there is so much history there…..but for obvious reasons….:(

  18. leanne williams says:

    I would like to visit Alaska

  19. Karen Colquhoun says:

    I would love to visit the Arctic – Travel with Huskies, see the wildlife in the area, bit of ice fishing…

  20. canada think its got loads of amazing places

  21. David Jackson says:

    It would have to be the Amazon rain forest

  22. Alison Barker says:


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