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You Should Look After Yourself More, Honey

January is often seen as the month of self-care. But how does this work after a year like 2020? Kate Lucey, author of Get a Grip, Love, discusses being kinder to ourselves this year.   You Should Look After Yourself More, Honey January is a time… Read More
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BOSH! Frying Pan Cookie

Looking for a #BoshingDay sweet treat? Scroll down to grab the BOSH! recipe for their delicious FRYING PAN COOKIE from their new Speedy BOSH! book. We recommend you *don’t* try to flip it like a pancake… Serves 8 That’s right, we went there… the… Read More
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Read an extract from Kenya Hunt’s Girl

In the vein of Roxane Gay’s Bad Feminist, but wholly its own, Kenya Hunt’s Girl is a provocative, heartbreaking and frequently hilarious collection of original essays on what it means to be black, a woman, a mother and a global citizen in today’s ever-changing world. Scroll down to read an… Read More
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Lockdown Comforts: BOSH! Frying Pan Cookie

We’re almost at the end of lockdown, and therefore we’re rounding up our blog series with a sugar high. Scroll down to grab the BOSH! recipe for their delicious FRYING PAN COOKIE from their new Speedy BOSH! book. We recommend you don’t try to… Read More
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Lockdown Comforts: Sourdough Doughnuts

What is one thing EVERYONE made in the first lockdown? Sourdough. Today’s lockdown comfort is in homage to that quintessential lockdown comfort, by making the recipe easier and turning it into a delicious treat: DOUGHNUTS. Here is Gizzi Erskine’s truly scrumptious Sourdough Doughnuts with White Chocolate Custard and Sour Cherry… Read More
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Lockdown Comforts: Orange Macarons

Another week of lockdown, another week of comfort baking. Our team are OBSESSED with these orange macarons from Lucy Deedes’s new book. If you’re looking for the perfect treat, then this is the bake for you.   Orange Macarons These are quick to make but it pays to be completely… Read More
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World Teachers Day with Claudia Winkleman

Teachers are such an important part of growing up. To celebrate World Teachers Day, we have an extract from Claudia Winkleman’s new book Quite about why she loves teachers.   I am in awe of teachers; they are, simply put, the most patient group of people on earth. You… Read More
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Brave, Not Perfect: Why Be Brave?

Brave, Not Perfect by Reshma Saujani empowers women to embrace their imperfections and find their bravery. This extract, in celebration of the paperback release, discusses why it is important to be brave:    Why Be Brave?  If you think about it, pretty much everything worth doing in life requires bravery. Bravery… Read More

Make Luminary Bakery’s signature Cinnamon Swirls!

To celebrate the publication of Luminary Bakery’s gorgeous new cookbook Rising Hope, we wanted to share with you one of our absolute favourite recipes from the book – cinnamon swirls with cream cheese frosting!    Our infamously large, gorgeously swirled cinnamon buns are one of our most popular… Read More
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A Place for Everything with Anna Wilson

We are delighted that Anna Wilson is here on the blog to talk about her acclaimed, moving and honest memoir A Place for Everything out 9th July. In this video, Anna discusses the process of writing about her mother and reads an extract from the book. Enjoy!    … Read More
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Get back to nature wherever you are with The Nature Remedy

The natural world has always been my sanctuary, my go-to place when I’m having a wobble, feeling stressed, lack clarity or feeling anxious. It’s a place that has been there for all of us since the very beginning, and right now it is a welcome relief from these puzzling and… Read More