Top 10 Favourite Things about Winter

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We’ve been pretty lucky this year with our (usually amazingly shit) weather. An actual proper summer that lasted for more than a week and a very mild Autumn. Sadly this madness all stopped a few weeks ago and it began to feel a lot colder. I’ve had to de-ice my car a few times before work and can no longer get around with wearing just a cardigan on my lunch break. Now I’m bundled up in a woolen coat with numb fingers. But though dark and freezing times inevitably lay ahead, winter isn’t all bad. Here’s a list of some of my favourite things about the season:

1. Cosy nights at home

Such an important one. Whilst laying on the sofa last Saturday night, under a blanket and watching my third quiz show (so far) of the evening I actually took a moment to think how happy and content I was. I love sitting…

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#bookreview: Mistletoe on 34th Street by Lisa Dickenson

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Full of romance and festive magic, Mistletoe on 34th Street is the funniest and most charming love story you will read this Christmas!

About the book…

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Sphere
Published: 3rd November 2016
Pages: 432 Pages

The Blurb

Olivia has never experienced a snow-covered, ‘traditional’ Christmas before. Having grown up in a family that chose winter sun over decking the halls, she’s not sure what all the fuss is about. So when she and her colleagues are stranded in New York after a work trip, Olivia is perfectly happy spending the holiday season in the Big Apple.

Jon, Olivia’s friend, on the other hand is desperate to get home in time for his big family get-together. Nevertheless, determined to make the best out of the situation, he sets out to show Olivia how enchanting Christmas in New York can be. And when handsome New Yorker Elijah is added to the mix, could the magic…

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Portraits of Dread by Michael J Elliott

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575c3263413c4-bpfullNOMINATED FOR BEST HORROR BOOK IN THE 2016 METAMORPH PUBLISHING INDIE AWARDS.
In this collection, Michael J.Elliott explores fear and dread in many petrifying forms. You’ll find such delights as,

In MOTHER CALLED TODAY a woman becomes increasingly fearful of her demanding mother’s incessant phone calls. She has a horrible secret about her mother, something she is too scared to share with anyone.
In THE LITTLE MAN ON TOP OF THE WARDROBE Four year old James has always been very good about going to bed but recently he’s been too scared to go to sleep. There is a little man living on top of his wardrobe and it wants his soul.Of course that’s just his overactive childhood imagination….Isn’t it?
In A GLUTTON FOR PUNISHMENT we visit a future that isn’t too hard to imagine. It’s a world where the overweight are social pariahs, where a government controls their eating and…

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