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The August Degustabox: A Review

We’ve been (fully paid up) members of Degustabox for a while and it’s fair to say we love it. I’m a sucker for a subscription box anyway, no matter what it’s for; there’s an enormous appeal to receiving a fun … Continue reading

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Schwartz Marinade in a Bag, Red Wine and Garlic: Review

This Sunday we fancied being a bit lazy. We had a bag of Schwartz Grill Mates Red Wine and Garlic Marinade hidden away in the cupboard and decided to dig it out. I’m pretty sure we received this as part … Continue reading

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Raw Date and Raisin ‘Truffles’

As a member of Tesco Orchard, I received some vouchers to try Bioglan’s organic raw cacao powder and another product of my choosing, for free courtesy of Tesco and Bioglan. Have I mentioned that I love Tesco Orchard? It’s a … Continue reading

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Colour With Mum: A Review

Have you become aware of the adult colouring book craze yet? I’m willing to bet you have: adult colouring books are everywhere at the moment, stacked high in bookshops alongside packs of scented pens, stuffed into the magazine racks at … Continue reading

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Book Review: Hunted, by Carla Norton

I received a free copy of this book through Goodreads’ First Reads program. Psychopath Daryl Wayne Flint abducted Reeve LeClaire as a child and held her prisoner in his basement for four years before an act of sheer luck resulted … Continue reading

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Book Review: NW, by Zadie Smith

‘The fat sun stalls by the phone masts. Anti-climb paint turns sulphurous on school gates and lamp posts. In Willesden people go barefoot, the streets turn European, there is a mania for eating outside. She keeps to the shade. Redheaded. … Continue reading

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Foodies Festival at Alexandra Palace

This weekend the Foodies Festival came to Alexandra Palace, and I was lucky enough to win tickets from simply.food. We had been planning to have a family outing this weekend, but hadn’t settled on where, so this was perfect timing, … Continue reading

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