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Books &… Flying

Books and Flying, The Bold Type

I always have a book on me, you know just in case… I’m about to go to the hairdresser and it’s one of those long appointments so I have to consider whether there is enough left in my book to see me through a colour, cut and a lot of waiting…

The size of my bag depends on what book I’m bringing wherever I’m going. Football in the pub with my boyfriend, and yep there’s a book in my bag.

‘So’ says the middle sister ‘write a blog on Books and Planes…’ Well isn’t that a brilliant idea, of course the middle sister would come …

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Books &… Motherhood

Books, Motherhood, Lifestyle Blog

I’ve been in what feels like a blur of baby & toddler trauma bliss for just over 3 years now. My relationship with reading has, kinda like my figure, been through the ringer!

Over the last 6 months I’ve genuinely reignited my love for reading being just for me rather than for the girls (see separate post [blog title & link]). I’ll still read at nighttime as I go to bed albeit I manage a chapter at best before I pass out, but now I will try to pick up a book during the day if I hit lucky on nap time, …

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Books &… Amsterdam

Midwinter Break, Amsterdam

The rain is ice cold, we are drenched, bleary and completely lost… Our phones are dead and the warren of streets near The Red Light District all look the same. As the ‘experienced’ Amsterdam visitor I feel responsible.

My fourth time to Amsterdam and Patrick’s first. It’s February, cold with an almost bitter wind and patches of warming sunshine. But, I discover an Amsterdam I never did before. Getting lost is sometimes the best way to discover a City and putting Patrick in charge means that getting lost happens repeatedly over the weekend.

Getting to the hotel from the airport is easier than I imagined, …

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