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3 Ways to stay safe online

The other day my friend found out that her email had been hacked. Someone had taken her email address and password and created accounts in her name and then, from that, opened several accounts and started to spend. She only found out because her bank got in touch. To say I was freaked out by

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Five Places To Write Peacefully

Working from home, there is a genuine danger of cabin fever. Believe me, I know. You’re working inside the house and can get used to seeing the same four walls all the time. Don’t get me wrong, there are loads of brilliant things about working from home, but it doesn’t mean that it doesn’t get

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A little update…

It’s cold as I write this. Bitter, frosty and fingers-freezing-as-I-type kind of cold. The fire is on and I’m doing this quick post as I wait to warm up. The light was pink this morning, was it the same where you are? There was a clear sky and a dusting of white frost over everything

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5 ways to supercharge your Instagram

Last month, I posted about how to make Instagram pictures that get results. I’d changed a few things with my account, actually started practising some of the great advice I’d been told. I focused on my content, researched my hashtags and after about three years of being static, my account suddenly started to grow. My

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5 ways to create a cosy reading nook

Last week, we moved house. We’re still in the Lake District and still in the same village, but we’ve moved into a bigger house. It’s a bit of a dream to be honest. And since we’ve moved in, I keep thinking that we’re actually on holiday and will have to go home soon. Or that

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Thriller books in 2019

How many books have you got on your TBR pile? I was going to take a picture of mine, to show you it almost toppling over, but we’re getting ready to move house so half of them have been packed already, but no kidding, there’s about ten so far. And that’s physical books, so not

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How to make easy cinemagraphs for instagram

Creating cinemagraphs for Instagram is super easy. I use a few apps, but in this post, I’m focusing on the app Webler (affiliate link) because it’s so simple to use and has the best effects. But before we get into how to make the cinemagraphs, let’s firstly look at if they’re worth it. I love

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Instagram Hashtags and how to use them

Remember my last post, where I told you about the book I’m writing and how I was behaving like my main character who is an influencer and it was getting me all kinds of amazing results on Instagram? Well since I wrote that, I kind of stopped behaving like my main character. The day job

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