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Spiders in rain hats

Hello internet. Its alright you don’t have to shout hello back. We know you are waiting for this blogisode with bated breath, so here it is.  705 more words


All About That Gingham

It’s no secret that my favourite Disney princess is Belle, and with the release of the live action version of Beauty and the Beast this year, her effortless sense of style has had quite the impact on my wardrobe this summer. 103 more words


Paddington Bear

After finishing my last book, I’ve decided to work on some children’s stories that I began several years ago. That means I get to read lots of children’s books and reacquaint myself with some fun childhood characters. 942 more words

UK History

Gin-tasting and cocktail masterclasses at the Botanical Bar on the Floating Pocket Park

Alfresco drinking is one of the best things about London in the summer (in my opinion!). When the weather is good, there’s nothing better than relaxing with a cocktail in the fresh (fresh-ish – we are in London after all!) air. 338 more words


Hold on, We're going home

I spent my whole childhood and adulthood living in West London, save 5 years at uni in Liverpool, in fact I only moved out of the area when I was 37. 1,223 more words


Of marmalade, memories, and me: A tribute to Paddington Bear

I’ve always been interested in old-fashioned toys, and find it really interesting learning what toys have been popular at different times. There have been some fascinating playthings through the years – no, fidget spinners, I don’t mean you! 1,101 more words


Paddington through the ages – in pictures

Michael Bond, the creator of the bear from darkest Peru has died aged 91. He, we share illustrations by the artists who drew Paddington from 1958 to 2016.