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Thrills, chills and crazy feats of survival – Rage Against the Night reviewed

Rage Against the Night, edited by Shane Jiraiya Cummings – 3 out of 5 stars Rage Against the Night is an anthology of short stories with elements of fantasy, horror and the paranormal. The collection was published to raise funds

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Halloween Crafts: Jam Jar Lanterns

Frankenstein Halloween Jamjar Lantern

I know what you’re thinking – pumpkins make perfectly good Halloween lanterns, so why reinvent the wheel on this one? Well for one thing, you can’t really make pumpkin lanterns too far in advance – they go a bit soft

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Blog Hop: Why I write

Blog hop: why I write

My friend Emma at MabisMab tagged me to take part in the Why I Write Blog Hop. Started by Katy at Folly and Bloom, the aim of this blog hop is to find out more about bloggers and what makes

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Goodbye Portland Square

We’re moving offices at work this week, which is why it’s been a bit quiet here on the blog. It’s going to be a weird experience. ‘Why?’ you may ask, ‘people move around all the time.’ Normally, yes. But I’ve

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Favourite Places: Lydney Park Estate

Lydney Park EstateĀ is one of my favourite places to visit when I need to get away from the world without going too far from home. A visit always feels special, partly because it’s only open in Spring, so making the

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How to Survive the Apocalypse… According to YA Fiction

The USA is in the grip of ice and snow storms. The UK has been lashed by hurricane force winds and is gradually sinking under floodwater. Surely the apocalypse is nigh? Well, maybe not, but in case you’re secretly worrying

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Why you should consider insuring your pet

Update: Munch has a cancerous tumour in his throat. It isn’t responding to treatment and he is very unwell, so we have made the difficult decision to let him go. If you have any concerns about your pets, please don’t

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