A few weeks ago, Michael O Mara Books very kindly sent me two beautiful doodle books to review. Michael O Mara Books published their first book in 1985, 30 years later they have published thousands of titles and are a leading publisher of Adult Colouring Books. They sent me two books to play with, Doodle a Poodle and Colour a Cat, both by Hannah Rollings. Hannah Rollings is an award-winning illustrator, graduating with a first-class…

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2 weeks ago, 16 days to be exact, I was at the hospital having another operation. I guess you could say I’m a dab hand at it now, I might add “having operations” to my CV cos I’m getting pretty good at them. This latest operation came around after a trip to see my orthopaedic surgeon towards the end of last year – he is a lovely, lovely man. I had some X-Rays and the…

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A little while ago, Neil and I visited Stop. in Shrewsbury. We’ve visited maybe four or five times when we have been in Shrewsbury, but it’s a bit of a commute from Plymouth regardless of how good the cake and coffee is. You can visit them at their Twitter and they also have a Facebook page here. It is ranked 4 out of 25 coffee shops in Shrewsbury and has a fantastic 4.5 stars on TripAdvisor, Read on…

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About 4 weeks ago, I decided to give the Clean 9 cleanse / detox programme a go. Before starting, I spoke to my cousin (or second cousin if we are being exact) who owns her own business selling these products and helping others start their own businesses. She is massively knowledgeable about it all and was really helpful and checked the Clean 9 programme was suitable for coeliacs. She also suggested I start taking the…

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Last year, I discovered Makie’s. Make the Doll of Your Dreams! Makies are totally customisable dolls that you create. Each one is guaranteed unique, and with an ever-growing range of accessories and looks, a Makie is a friend for life.

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