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#LondonAdventure Ruen Thai- Hammersmith

You know what is really hard in London?  Making plans.

Actually, I lie.

You know what’s hard in London? Sticking to plans.

In a city where you really have to make plans weeks in advance, it can be an age till you meet with that mate from uni  who’s just moved to London.   331 more words

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The Girl in the Photograph- Kate Riordan

If you’re a fan of Rebecca by Dapne du Maurier, (and well, who isn’t?!) and The Yellow Wallpaper, the short story by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, this is a reminiscent read of the classics combined. 259 more words

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#BelowTheLine Live on £1 a day challenge.

Too many of us spend money like it’s coming out of our ears, then complain about how skint we are, how much we’d love to go on holiday, buy a house, etc, etc, but just can’t understand where all the money has gone!   276 more words

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#OntheBookshelf If We Live Here- Lindsey J Palmer

She sleeps at his, he sleeps at hers, they spend half their lives on the subway dragging half their lives to each other’s houses to spend the night until no- more. 242 more words

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How to make Mauritian Lentil Soup

I love lentil soup.

It’s souper cheap, souper healthy and souper tasty too.

Growing up, mum would make this particular lentil soup accompanied by sticky, sweet poulet fricasse (onion, garlic and soy fried chicken) and crispy fried okra or with a simple tuna salad.   240 more words

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#OnTheBookshelf Second Life - S J Watson

Second Life- S J Watson

I’m always really nervous reading a book when the last thing I read by the same author was amazing.

Before I Go to Sleep… 338 more words

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#LondonAdventure no45 Not London again- but Spain

Ok, none of my last few posts have been about being skint and adventurous in London.

This one is no different! I vamos’ed to Espana to see my brother and it was exactly what I needed. 210 more words

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