Bosom Buddies by Violet Zhang and Sally Nixon
Books, feminism

Book review: Bosom Buddies by Violet Zhang and Sally Nixon

If there's one thing that's got me through the last few years of working mum life, it's the power of female friendships - and I flippin' love seeing them celebrated. In a time where women are often portrayed as bitchy and jealous, it's great to see a supportive sisterhood, especially in a pretty yet powerful… Continue reading Book review: Bosom Buddies by Violet Zhang and Sally Nixon

Jubilee Pool, Penzance
Cornwall, Lifestyle

Friday Favourites #53

I'm writing this post on Wednesday night because, as you read this, I'll be working in London for the day, having just spent the day in Brighton at a conference. Go me! So, as you can imagine, I wanted to get in some quality time with Jenson before spending two days out of the county.… Continue reading Friday Favourites #53

Nevertheless, She Persisted (Elizabeth Warren) by Susan Wood and Sarah Green
Books, feminism

Book review: Elizabeth Warren: Nevertheless, She Persisted

Is it just me or are books especially awesome these days? There are so many fantastic books for all ages about truly inspiring women. Young girls are growing up with positive female role models - and it's about time. The latest book to add to your collection is Elizabeth Warren: Nevertheless, She Persisted. Written by… Continue reading Book review: Elizabeth Warren: Nevertheless, She Persisted

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Saturday Share #53

Are you ready for your weekly dose of recommended blog posts? Prepare for a whole load of awesome, including body confidence, book recommendations, feminism and Cornwall. Have you read about the Dove Self-Esteem Project? It looks flipping fabulous! I'm a feminist in the true sense of the word: equality for all genders. As the mother… Continue reading Saturday Share #53

Friday Favourites #52
Cornwall, Lifestyle

Friday Favourites #52

I feel incredibly fortunate that I've been able to have two particularly good weeks on the trot, with what seems to have become Jenson Fun Days on Thursdays while we're not swimming and an evening out. Lucky me! Mums' night out Last week I briefly mentioned that I'd gone out for some cocktails and food… Continue reading Friday Favourites #52

And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie from Folio Society
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Book review: And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

I got in touch with The Folio Society a couple of months ago as they seemed like the perfect beautiful book collaboration; their editions really are something special. I was offered two titles for review purposes and, after selecting A Room of One's Own for Feminist Book Fortnight, I struggled to narrow down my second… Continue reading Book review: And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

Mr Kipling Roald Dahl cakes
Books, Lifestyle

Exceedingly geeky cakes

If you follow me on Instagram you'll have noticed a fair few tea and cake posts lately. When Dom told me that Mr Kipling had released a line of Roald Dahl cakes, I knew I had to get them all. Yes, for the Gram. I hate me too. Anyhoo, I could only find the George's… Continue reading Exceedingly geeky cakes

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Saturday Share #52

I've been making more of a conscious effort to follow new (to me), relatable bloggers and, as a result, my feed has been filled with inspiring bookish and midsize posts. Here are some of my favourites from the last week. I was gutted to see that Blogger Book Nook won't be doing themed posts every… Continue reading Saturday Share #52