Review: How to Grow a Baby and Push it Out by Clemmie Hooper

I love kids. I have always taken care of them, I was an au pair for a few years and studied to be a teacher for a while (they didn’t want in the end, alas!) but the thought of being pregnant and pushing kid’s out of me absolutely TERRIFIES me. Have you ever seen those […]

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Review: The 1940s Look by Mike Brown

It’s no secret that I love mid century fashion, and books on it are some of my favourites! So today I’m going to talk about the 1940s Look by Mike Brown. Continuing interest in life on the Home Front during the Second World War means that the style of the 1940s has never been more […]

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Review: Stories for boys who dare to be different by ben brooks

There’s a really big trend on children’s history books, and especially on women. I absolutely love it and own and have read most of them all ready! But then this book came along. It’s about men and written for boys so at first I was skeptical: “Hm, finally there’s something for girls and men have […]

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Review: a 1950s Mother by Sheila Hardy

You may not know this about me, but I’ve been an au pair for a few years. I worked in three different military families, and I studied to be a teacher for a while, so childcare is something that’s really interesting to me. When I saw this book was around about bringing up kids in […]

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Review: the Secret Library by Oliver Tearle

This book told me this is a tour through history from the perspective of books. How was there ever anything more like me than this? I didn’t really know what to expect, but definitely not this! As well as leafing through the well-known titles that have helped shape the world in which we live, Oliver […]

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Review: Vintage Secrets Hollywood Diet and Fitness by Laura Slater

As you probably noticed, I love history, I love Hollywood’s Golden Era, I like reading and I like learning something new. I read Laura Slater’s other book, Vintage Secrets Hollywood  Beauty, and was so excited about that one, I got the next one in the series too! Raw food? That’s so last century! Pilates? They’ve […]

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