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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Author: Ransom Riggs

Ever since he was little, Jacob has been regaled with his grandfather’s stories of being pursued by monsters and finding refuge on a remote Welsh island with a bird and a collection of exceedingly unusual children–he even had seemingly impossible photographs to substantiate his stories. 248 more words

Book Review

What do you do on your holidays? - Plas Newydd Heat Pump – How’s it looking?

Okay so when you are on your holidays do you “just pop in” to your place of work to take a look at how your heat pump is performing? 191 more words

National Trust

"Spy books at their best - Five Stars"

Fantastic new 5* review of ‘Farewell Leicester Square’ on Amazon:

“Spy books at their best: a really enjoyable and authentic thriller.”

Thanks Mr Thornton – and, yes, I promise I’ll be writing some more thrillers!


Wrapping Up Wales

We’ve been in Taipei for only 3 days now, but I have so much to say! So, a quick post to wrap up Wales then about Taipei. 313 more words

Hot stuff in Cardiff

“Molecular Gastronomy” is a phrase normally associated with Heston Blumenthal and bacon & eggs ice cream. According to Stephen Gomes of Moksh Indian restaurant in Cardiff, MG is the future of cooking. 171 more words

My day at the Commonwealth Games

‘What’s that orange drink?’ An Australian woman in front of me in the queue at the SECCC queried to the Glaswegian Cashier. The young Glaswegian looks perplexed, ‘Irn Bru?’ She nodded, ‘What does it taste of?’ The cashier faced the hard task of describing the taste of Orange carbonated sugar. 672 more words