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


The Displaced, 80s film soundtracks and Rice Krispie cakes #LittleLoves

Although I'm way behind with my film watching so far this year (just one!), I've managed to kick off my new year goals with a total of six books in just the first month. Here's a look at what I've been loving this week. Read: I've read three books this week. To be fair, one… Continue reading The Displaced, 80s film soundtracks and Rice Krispie cakes #LittleLoves

gifts for bookworms 2016
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2016 Christmas Gift Guide: For bookworms

This is always a fun gift guide to put together - and stressful, as I remind myself what literary goodies I've already shared recently. Got a bookworm in your life? Looking to treat yourself? There are some great boxsets and accessories here, if I may say so myself. Roald Dahl centenary boxed set, Wordery, £59.97… Continue reading 2016 Christmas Gift Guide: For bookworms

roald dahl 100 wish list
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Happy Roald Dahl Day!

Today is a big day in any bookworm's calendar - Roald Dahl Day. And not just any Roald Dahl Day - it's the celebration of what would be his 100th birthday! An extra special day indeed! And in honour of this momentous occasion, I've put together a little wish list of products that any Dahl… Continue reading Happy Roald Dahl Day!

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Saturday Share #56

It's been another awesome week in the blogosphere with plenty of top reads to share - including loads of blogging tips! Books How awesome does this BFG trail look?! I really need to bump Reasons To Stay Alive up my TBR pile I need to read more non-fiction and Sophie has some great recommendations I've… Continue reading Saturday Share #56

the BFG from Waterstones

Item of the day: The BFG from Waterstones

I'm a sucker for beautiful books and the latest edition of The BFG is no exception. I want, nay, need, the full Roald Dahl collection (I only have The Twits at the mo - my fave) but this edition of The BFG definitely needs to be bought as a stand-alone copy. The dust jacket may… Continue reading Item of the day: The BFG from Waterstones

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My Christmas list

Last week I shared Jenson's Christmas list and this week I'm sharing my growing list/Pinterest board. My birthday is two months away and Luke, the lovely boyfriend that he is, has already started shopping, so I'm not being that much of an eager beaver by putting together a Pinterest list of favourites for friends and… Continue reading My Christmas list

roald dahl items from truffle shuffle
Parenthood, stationery

Wishlist: Truffle Shuffle’s kids range

How have I only just realised how extensive Truffle Shuffle's kids range is? There's loads of awesome stuff here for Jenson when he's older - Peter Rabbit, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Roald Dahl. And stuff for me too! Who says you have to grow up? Roald Dahl items, clockwise from top left: adult's t-shirt (£24.99),… Continue reading Wishlist: Truffle Shuffle’s kids range

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Roald Dahl meets John Lewis

I challenge you to find anyone under the age of 40 who didn't love at least one Roald Dahl book growing up - and probably still loves said book! The Twits was my favourite but I also have a soft spot for Matilda and The BFG. A while back I blogged about these awesome Roald… Continue reading Roald Dahl meets John Lewis