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Booktube

The Internet is good for many things, research, etc. Lately my newest discovery is Booktubers on YouTube. I got hooked on Simon at SavidgeReads through a tweet from a publisher and through the wonderful world of cookies, I received more lovely … Continue reading

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Another review

I usually don’t review books this often, if these posts can even be called reviews but during the summer I usually have more time to read and a few books really struck me and I wanted to share. I picked up A … Continue reading

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Keeping Time – a sort of book review

I read The Time Keeper by Mitch Albom over the summer holidays. It was perfect timing as I felt that I wanted to slow down time to finish all my tasks for the coming school year and still have time … Continue reading

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Summer holidays

School’s out for the summer! There is always a special feeling when this happens, as if I’m still a pupil who can’t wait to throw my books to the wind and just enjoy the holiday. When in fact for me … Continue reading

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York Street

The Grand Old Duke of York of the song has a street in London named after him, or maybe it is after the Yorkshire town. This particular street is located in Marlybone and I have reason to walk down it … Continue reading

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Charing X Road

I admit this is a bit of cheating, Charing X Road is spelled Charing Cross Road but I was getting desperate. In all the years I have lived in London, I have yet to run in to a road that … Continue reading

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Pudding Lane

An unassuming street in the City of London, except for its grim association. This small street was the start of the Great Fire of London in 1666, at Thomas Farriner’s bakery shop, where it is assumed the bakery fire was … Continue reading

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Jermyn Street

I’m cheating a bit for this. Partly because it is very difficult to find a street name starting with J and partly because I wanted to make sure I mentioned THE best store in London. The Waterstone’s at Piccadilly, supposedly … Continue reading

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Charlotte Street

Charlotte Street is a surprisingly quiet street, considering it is cornered by the bustling of Oxford Street (the largest shopping street in London) and Tottenham Court road (another large, bustling street). But because it is not a thoroughfare from Oxford … Continue reading

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World Book Day

Today is World Book Day, a celebration of books, authors, reading – three of my favourite things and this year they are celebrating 20 years of encouraging children to read. So many books written and read in this time. There … Continue reading

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