Book Review: The Nightingale

Honest Book Reviews on Hapless and Hopeless

‘If I have learned anything in this long life of mine, it is this: in love we find out who we want to be, in war we find out who we are.’ Set in France during World War 2, this epic story follows two very different sisters, as they try to survive Nazi occupation and ultimately each other.

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*That* Facebook Friend Request

Facebook friends

Technology is a blessing that connects this complicated world and its citizens, from the ‘burbs of Melbourne to the mud huts of Somalia (I am still amazed at that friend request, the profile picture was so impressive but so weird given that the guy was holding a machete – obviously a farmer, but still). Yet the one friend request I wasn’t prepared for, was from my Nan. Yes, my Grandmother. 

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A Simple Christmas

Simple Christmas Living Enjoying the Important Things

Christmas Eve is upon us and by now I would usually be sick of chocolate, having been unable to control myself around the Ferrero Rocher’s. But this Christmas is different….. It’s simple….. and that is what’s making it magical.

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Wedding & Event Planning: The Ugly Truths

Historic Royal Homes Wedding Venue: Syon Park Estate, home of Duke of Northumberland. The perfect elegant, luxurious setting for an English wedding.

At the home of the Duke & Duchess of Northumberland, at Syon Park, London, my nuptials were the grand finale of the most stressful, crazy, funny, beautiful and amazing experience of my life. So much so, I’ve included horror stories and dreamy photos as an insight into what you can really expect when planning a big event.

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