bookends from the literary gift company
Books, Geekery

Item of the day: Bookends from The Literary Gift Company

You can never have too many books - just not enough bookshelves, as I'm gradually finding out, despite having rehomed more than a few last time we moved. I like to keep my TBR pile separate so that it's easy to find something new and these bookends from The Literary Gift Company would be a… Continue reading Item of the day: Bookends from The Literary Gift Company

christmas gift guide 2016 for men
Blog, Books, Geekery, In the home, Lifestyle

2016 Christmas Gift Guide: For Him

Anyone else notice that most of the gift guides for men tend to be full of sweaters, socks and smellies? I don't know about you but that's not the kind of thing the men in my life want! In fact, I asked Luke to help me put together this little gift guide. So if you… Continue reading 2016 Christmas Gift Guide: For Him

personalised fathers day wooden flag from not on the high street
Blog, Books, Culture, Entertainment, Film, In the kitchen, In the wardrobe, Lifestyle

Last-minute Father’s Day gift guide

In case it's slipped your mind, this Sunday is Father's Day. It's Luke's first and we have grandads to buy for now too, so I've pulled together a little selection of ideas for the dads/grandads in your life. Whether you're looking for something sentimental or sensible, cool or quirky, I've got you covered! Star Wars… Continue reading Last-minute Father’s Day gift guide

highchair activity tray from argos
Baby, Blog, In the nursery, Lifestyle, Parenthood

Shopping for baby toys at Argos

I've been ticking off the essentials on the baby shopping list but completely forgotten about toys for as he gets older! Sure he won't be too interested in the early days but if spending time with my gorgeous nephew has taught me anything is that they grow up super quick and constantly need something to… Continue reading Shopping for baby toys at Argos

choco cafe stationery
Blog, Books, Culture, In the kitchen, In the wardrobe, Lifestyle, Magazines, Stationery

Some Instagram favourites

My problem with Instagram is that I'm always screenshotting things I love and forgetting to search for them later. There are dozens of images on my phone going back months and most of them are impossible to find now. Here are some of the goodies I've managed to track down... I managed to find the… Continue reading Some Instagram favourites