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Read something in the newsletter but can’t remember which month or quite what it was?  I got you covered!  There is so much and I can’t remember when I am asked too!  To make things easier I have put together this page for you to rediscover those articles I’ve recommended, the podcast episodes and more.  Scroll down to the category and you will find it.  If you are wanting to sign up to the newsletter click here!

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reading
Watching

All links open the trailers on youtube for the recommendations.

  • Atypical, a great tv show about a family navigating the everyday with an autistic son.
  • Doctor Who I’ve been a fan for years and this new series is a great commentary on our current social, political and environmental issues.
  • The Misadventures of Romesh Ranganathan follow him around the world to unusual places for holidays.
  • The Good Place is back for its third season.
  • The Santa Clarita Diet  is a fantastic comedy with Drew Barrymore about zombies and her daughters colleagues applications!
  • Killing Eve Tried to ignore the hype then watched 5 minutes and got on the bandwagon!
  • Escape to the Chateau Dick and Angel renovate their French Chateau for wedding season.
  • Oceans 8 Time to take the jewels from the Met Gala!
  • Perfect Strangers Six friends agree to share all messages and calls during a dinner party.
  • Marie Kondo’s Netflix show, Tidying Up with, has me in tears!
  • Catastrophe following a couples London life with their two children
  • Friends from College. A take on life in your 40’s and the competitiveness from old peers.
  • The Bookshop. A young women moves to a small english village and tries to start her shop.
  • The Dressmaker. A young women returns to her childhood town and battles small mindedness.
  • Some old school pics. Minority Report, Ballykissangel and Gattaca.
listening
  • Deliciously Ella’s podcast talks with small business entrepreneurs, gut health experts, mental health advocates and business branding champions.
  • Julie Deane, founder of The Cambridge Satchel Company speaks with Holly Tucker, Not On The High Street founder, about starting her company.
  • Potterless Podcast.  Mike has never read Harry Potter and updates us on his thoughts as he gets through the series.
  • George Ezra and Friends.  My favourite episodes are the ones with Elton John and Craig David.
  • How to be a better human. Ted talks on podcast.
making
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eating
  • My favourite place to eat in London and I often go twice a month, Honey & Co.
  • Looking for authentic Chinese noodles in London.  Go to Murger Han.
  • If you are in Hammersmith visit Empress Market, for a delicious wrap from Numra.  It is one of my top three foodie places in London.
competition
  • March 2019 – The Joy of Watercolour – won by Holly, UK
  • February 2019 – no competiton
  • January 2019 – White Company Candle – won by Karen K
  • December 2018 – Paper Christmas – won by Jennifer, UK
  • November 2018 – Lucas Paw Paw – won by Paula, ROI and Hannah, UK
  • October 2018 – Origins Beauty Products – won by Kim, USA