Roald Dahl Day 2018 - book review
Books, Jenson, Parenthood

Roald Dahl Day 2018

When asked to think about the most popular and best-loved children's authors, three names come to mind: Enid Blyton, J.K. Rowling and Roald Dahl. Speak to anyone about children's books and I am confident that all of them will be familiar with a Roald Dahl story, whether that's the original source material or a film… Continue reading Roald Dahl Day 2018

My Brighton Hotel - review
Lifestyle

24 hours in Brighton: My Brighton Hotel

Last week I went away for my first work conference - in Brighton! Brighton had been on my list of places to visit in the UK for a long time and I was pleased to have a reason to explore. Our CEO even suggested that we fly up, as travelling on the train from Cornwall… Continue reading 24 hours in Brighton: My Brighton Hotel

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

Cakes
Cornwall, Lifestyle

Friday Favourites #50

Despite another busy week at work, a few early nights and the weather taking a bit of a turn, I've spent the last week so grateful to live and work in such a lovely part of the world. Take a look at some of my highlights from the last week. Lunch in Porthleven Last weekend… Continue reading Friday Favourites #50

Mr Kipling cakes - George's Marvellous Medicine
Lifestyle

Friday Favourites #49

I didn't write a Friday Favourites last week because I didn't have a lot to say. Don't feel too bad for me - it was mainly because I had just gotten my phone back and didn't have any photos and I'd had a week of early nights. This week fared a bit better though. Here's… Continue reading Friday Favourites #49

Lit Chat review
Books

Lit Chat #3

Welcome to part three of my Lit Chat series (check out part one and two). This the series where I select a few of my Lit Chat cards* and discuss reading habits and book-related memories, amongst other bookish things, and invite you to join in. Do leave me a comment at the end or link… Continue reading Lit Chat #3

my life in photos - september 2017
Cornwall, Lifestyle

My life in photos: September 2017

I've always loved September. I think it's the whole 18 years in education, followed by five years of working in higher education, that always makes it feel like the start of a new year. It's the changing seasons too; it's kinda magical! Here's a look back at our September. I started the month with a… Continue reading My life in photos: September 2017

saturday share
blogging

Saturday Share #113

Take a closer look at the blogs I've been loving this week, including posts on happy mail, Atypical and how to kill it on Instagram. I might be a little bit anxious about hitting The Big 3-0 soon but I found Rebecca's post on getting older really helpful. It's time to start treating myself to… Continue reading Saturday Share #113

Roald Dahl scrumdiddlyumptious tee from Truffle Shuffle
Books, geekery, Lifestyle

Every day is Roald Dahl Day with Truffle Shuffle

In case it wasn't obvious from recent posts, I'm a huge Roald Dahl fan. Annual days are a great way to celebrate but what about the rest of the year? Fortunately Truffle Shuffle* are on hand to ensure you can get your mitts on plenty of nerdy merch every day of the year. Coincidentally, around… Continue reading Every day is Roald Dahl Day with Truffle Shuffle

personalised my golden ticket book review
Books

Book review: Personalised My Golden Ticket from Wonderbly [+ giveaway]

When I saw on Twitter that Wonderbly had just released a new personalised book for fans of Roald Dahl I knew this was something I had to review. I had a personalised story book growing up and I jumped at the chance to order a copy of My Golden Ticket* for Jenson, especially one linked… Continue reading Book review: Personalised My Golden Ticket from Wonderbly [+ giveaway]