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Aging Gracefully


Meet Kiyo Aragai one of the 52 centenarians photographed by Karsten Thormaehlen for his new book Aging Gracefully.  Aging Gracefully invites […]

Pancake Day!


Branch out this Pancake Day, rather than lemon and sugar try these Lemony Ricotta Pancakes from The Short Stack Cookbook. […]

Today I Feel…


Today I Feel…   Open-up a discussion about feelings with your little reader with the help of Madalena Moniz’s gorgeous alphabet of […]

Bookstore of the Month | Livraria Lello


Introducing our Bookstore of the Month; Livraria Lello. This bookstore, housed in an incredible neo-Gothic building, is an extraordinary literary mecca: […]

Kindred, a graphic novel adaption


  Kindred, Octavia Butler‘s literary science-fiction masterpiece first published in 1979, tells the story of Dana, a young black woman […]

RoseBlood Ball | Q&A with A.G Howard


On 12th January we hosted a #RoseBloodBall with A.G Howard (in digital form) and an audience of magnificent bloggers. The highlight of the […]

When an Elephant Falls In Love


2016 hasn’t been the most joyous of years, but we are here to help things end with a little hope and […]

Festive Favourites from Erin Gleeson


Embrace the festive feeling, whether you are celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, Pancha Ganapati or even Festivus with some delicious wintery treats from master […]

10 Great Gifts for Foodies


10 Delicious Gifts For Foodies   This is the handbook that answers the age-old question: how do you know when […]

Aunt Renee’s Chicken Soup


Aunt Renee’s Chicken Soup SERVES 6 My dearly departed Aunt Renee, who was quite a character, was famous for many […]