Project 365 2019 Week 45
Nov09

Project 365 2019 Week 45

It’s time for my annual shoe week! Every year in November, when the days are short and dark and there’s nothing pretty to photograph, I do a week in shoes. This is just a small selection of the shoes we wear and the activities we do throughout the week. Needless to say, I could share several shoes per day. Here’s our week in shoes… Day 307 – Sunday 3rd November – Sunday is always my long run day....

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I Know Who You Are by Alice Feeney
Nov08

I Know Who You Are by Alice Feeney

I bought I Know Who You Are, Alice Feeney’s second novel, several months ago, but it took me a while to get round to reading it. It is a psychological thriller with perhaps the most incredible twist I’ve read all year. Aimee Sinclair is an up-and-coming actress, about to get her big break in a film. She’s at that point in her career where people are starting to recognise her, but can’t quite place her. But...

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How to decide between gas and electric central heating
Nov07

How to decide between gas and electric central heating

This is a paid collaborative post.  November is here and I’m sure everyone else is feeling as cold as I am. We try not to put our central heating on too often or too early in the year, but we’ve now accepted the that the timer is on and the heating is going to be coming on twice a day for the next few months! Let’s face it, when you live in colder climates like the UK, central heating is pretty much essential....

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Parenting an adult: Not charging rent
Nov06

Parenting an adult: Not charging rent

My son is now 18 and has been working for a couple of months. We are adjusting to life parenting an adult. Once my son started work, I’d always assumed we would start charging him rent to live at home. To be honest, even if he wasn’t doing an apprenticeship or a ‘proper job’, I assumed we would charge him a bit. It’s not that we need the money (although of course it would be nice), but it’s about...

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Choosing the right material for replacement windows
Nov05

Choosing the right material for replacement windows

This is a paid collaborative post. Window frames add style and character to your windows and to your home as a whole. When it comes to replacing your windows, there are a variety of materials to choose from. If you’re looking for replacement windows, you can choose from wood, PVC, fibreglass or aluminium window frames. They all have their advantages, so it is worth taking the time to consider what would be best for you home and your...

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