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Top 10 Christmas Books of All Time

Dec 13, 2021
blog images-christmas-header.pngThere is nothing quite like curling up in front of the fire with a good book during the Christmas holidays, with the smell of turkey and roast potatoes in the air.The only tricky thing is choosing what book to read over the
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Ebook vs Paperback: A guide to environmentally friendly reading

Dec 13, 2021
Header.jpgEbook vs Paperback is a controversial topic amongst book lovers, with many having strong opinions. But if, like us, you struggle to choose between the two everytime it comes to picking up a new read, you’ve come to the right place.A question w
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How to be more sustainable in 2022

Dec 08, 2021
Sustainability covers a whole aspect of issues, but at its core recognises that the earth is an exhaustible resource that must be used sparingly. In an ideal sustainable society, humans live in harmony with the natural environment, conserving natural resources and protecting our ecosystem for future generations, to give them a high quality of life.
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Ways to Reduce Waste from Your Home

Dec 06, 2021
The world is becoming more and more environmentally aware by the day. With the increased supply of energy from sustainable sources, to the reduced use of plastic and boom in reusable products, people are slowly taking steps to a more sustainable future.
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Best Apps for Making Money

Dec 02, 2021
You can use your phone for pretty much anything nowadays from ordering your weekly shop to organising your finances, to booking a holiday to taking great photos. So why not push your phone to its full potential and use it to earn yourself some extra money?
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5 easy ways to make extra money for Christmas

Nov 18, 2021
Between the gifts, decorations, food and parties, the Christmas holiday season can be pretty pricey, so it couldn’t hurt to have a little extra money in your pocket to fund the festivities. But how? When it comes to making some extra cash, the options are endless. But it can be tricky to find something that fits around your schedule and doesn’t take over your life. Here are 5 ideas to make extra money before Christmas...
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Home Organisation Tips

Nov 18, 2021
Home organisation has taken social media by storm this past year and it’s not hard to see why - there’s nothing more satisfying than looking at a neat and tidy living space! You know what they say, tidy house = tidy mind.
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Top 10 books for the children to read this children's book week!

Nov 08, 2021
Children’s book week is here! And what better way to help kids celebrate than with a great read? Each year, children across the UK celebrate children’s book week in schools, libraries and at home. This year, children’s book week falls on the 8th November and there’s a ton of ways kids can participate, but we think the best is by picking up a new book!
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5 Ways to celebrate national authors day

Oct 29, 2021
Have you heard of World Authors Day? Well it occurs on November 1st and is a great excuse to get involved in some book-related activities. While we don’t think the Queen will declare it an official UK holiday, we still think this day is definitely worth celebrating! […]
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The best household items to recycle

Oct 12, 2021

It’s 2021 and we’re in a climate crisis, so I think it’s safe to assume that most of us have the basics of recycling down by now (hopefully)!  If you’ve been doing your bit for the planet and recycling your empty cans, jars and cardboard, we applaud you! You’re helping to reduce the amount of […]

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Best-Selling Horror Books of All Time

Oct 08, 2021

It’s officially spooky season, so it’s only right to incorporate some horror books into your October reading list. But what to read first? We firmly believe you can’t go wrong with a best seller!  Every year as the leaves begin to change colour, we find ourselves craving a little seasonal scare-reading to get us in […]

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Top 10 Autumn Books

Sep 03, 2021

One of the best things about autumn is nestling up by the window in a cosy jumper, with a hot drink in one hand and a great book in the other, reveling in the outdoor beauty that is autumn. But it’s essential to pick up a book that matches such a setting – whether it’s […]

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A Parent’s Guide to Making Some Extra Cash the Easy Way

Sep 01, 2021

It’s always nice to get a new job or a salary increase, but these things take time, and they usually aren’t that much!  Or maybe you’re a stay-at-home parent that needs to make a little extra cash on the side for a day-to-day house running or a holiday and need something that won’t take you […]

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4 Ways to Celebrate National Book Lover’s Day!

Aug 09, 2021

Book Lovers Day is celebrated on August 9 every year. This is an unofficial holiday observed to encourage bibliophiles to celebrate reading and literature.  We advise everyone to put away their smartphones and possible technological distractions and pick up a book to read. Here are five ways you can celebrate Book Lover’s Day in 2021: […]

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Top 10 Reads this Summer

Jul 20, 2021

Looking for something to read in the sun this summer? If yes, then look no further. We have a list chock-a-block full of some of the best books to enjoy this summer. We have tried to include a little something for all tastes whether it be a bit of summer romance or a gripping thriller.  […]

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How to Survive the Six Week Holidays Without Spending a Fortune

Jun 30, 2021

Everyone loves spending the six week holidays with their kids, but we have to confess, it’s a long time to keep yourselves entertained. There will undoubtedly be a little boredom over the period, and it’s unrealistic to go out and spend money every day. We’ve got a list of things you can do to enjoy […]

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Top 5 Money-Making Apps for Students

Jun 25, 2021

One of the main challenges students face when trying to obtain a degree is managing finances.  We imagine there are a fair few people that have blown their student loan on Asos or a brand new PS5, only to realise they have to live on Aldi’s brand of Pot Noodle for the foreseeable future. And […]

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How to Sell your Textbooks for the Highest Price

Jun 23, 2021

Have you ever looked at your old textbooks from uni and thought, “what on earth am I going to do with these..?”. Well, you probably won’t be surprised to hear that they hold their value pretty well. After all, it’s not every day that they get updated, and they are always in demand. Textbooks are […]

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Top 5 Hikes in the UK (In our opinion)

Jun 14, 2021

The UK is known to have an endless catalogue of spectacular walks and hikes dotted all over the island from the most northern point of Scotland to the most southerly point of England. Every hike is unique, with many different sites and spectacles to see, from castles standing but a shadow of their former glory […]

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Our Top 10 Best Graphic Novels of All Time

Jun 11, 2021

The popularity of graphic novels has exploded with new titles and new additions being released all the time so, we have decided to hit the drawing board and come up with a list of our top 10 favourites. Your choices may differ from ours slightly, but we have tried to include a bit of everything […]

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