Book Review: Lost For Words.

There was no growing to like Loveday, the main character in Stephanie Butland’s novel, Lost For Words, it was an instant and lasting connection. Maybe it was simply a shared love of books? Although I don’t think love is a strong enough word for what they mean to her. Maybe it was her comic timing. … Continue reading Book Review: Lost For Words.

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Three Fun And Easy Valentine’s Crafts #BostikBlogger

Once again this year, I have pushed home the idea that Valentine's Day is about celebrating all sorts of love and not just romantic love - although, aged four, Freya has already decided who is she going to marry and seems quite determined. Anyway, we've gone a bit craft crazy because when she started thinking … Continue reading Three Fun And Easy Valentine’s Crafts #BostikBlogger

A “Tea-rrific” Valentine’s Gift For Teachers #Bostikblogger

Ever since she went back after the Christmas holiday, Freya hasn't liked school. When we talk to her about what's wrong there's a different problem every day - "she hasn't got any friends", "the work is too hard", "a boy pushed her", "she can't do maths'. We've had tears and tantrums (and that's just me) … Continue reading A “Tea-rrific” Valentine’s Gift For Teachers #Bostikblogger

Book Review: How To Be Happy.

A book where you know at least one person dies doesn’t sound like it’s going to be uplifting but if I had to use one word to describe How To Be Happy, by Eva Woods, it would be that. There’s something about this story that really appealed to me. I know it won’t be everyone’s … Continue reading Book Review: How To Be Happy.