The old adage ‘don’t judge a book by its cover’ is relevant for most aspects of life… except books! Sometimes finding a book with the most beautiful cover can be the most satisfying feeling in the world. A good looking bookshelf starts with the right titles, but is made even more stunning with a cover and […]
The pen is mightier than the sword… And that old adage is more true than we might even realise. Some books have actually shaped the world we live in today. They have changed views, the way we treat each other, the way we govern ourselves and indeed our critical thinking of all those things. You […]
We know from experience that stationery is still so popular. Even though we keep getting told that offices will become paperless and that we no longer need stationery. But we just don’t want to give up the joy of a new notebook, finding a colouring pen set that has just the most perfect colours. Or, […]
2017 is well underway and we have been thinking about what hobbies we might want to take up this year. We’ve seen fads come and go, but some have stood the test of time. But which is best suited to you? Find out which hobby you should be doing this year and then read some […]
Caroline Jones: An exclusive Q & A on Knickers Model’s Own Tell us about the inspiration for your book The book was inspired by my year of wearing a different daily outfit from Cancer Research UK shops, in memory of my mum. The reader is taken through my year, week-by-week and it features every outfit […]
Being an adult is tough. There’s a lot to remember. Like putting trousers on. Or bills. Or not leaving one of the kids at the pub on a Sunday afternoon. You probably need all the books in the new Ladybird series for grown ups, or the adult versions of ‘Five Go…’ by Enid Blyton. These […]
The Bullet Journal is a customisable organisation system. It can be your to-do list, sketchbook, notebook or diary but most likely, it will be all of these and will teach you to do more with less.
Do you ever find yourself longing for a simpler time? A time when a world of supermarket self checkouts, roads littered with speed-bumps and switchboard queue music seemed unimaginable?
We don’t want to emphasise anything to do with dieting. Because even the word makes our skin crawl. So let’s call it ‘getting healthy’ and toning up for the Christmas party season. Look good, feel better – that’s our mantra. It’s not about losing weight, rather making a few changes in order to feel better […]
The Walking Dead has enthralled and terrified us in equal measure for quite a few seasons now. Each October we have that mixture of fear and excitement. Who are they going to kill off this time? Will Rick ever learn to say his son’s name correctly… “Cooorrrrrallllll”? Could we watch it if they killed off […]