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All Is Not Forgotten by Wendy Walker

All Is Not Forgotten by Wendy Walker

“Jenny’s wounds have healed. An experimental treatment has removed the memory of a horrific and degrading attack. She is moving on with her life. That was the plan. Except it’s not working out. Something has gone. The light in the eyes. And something was left behind. A scar. On her lower back. Which she can’t…

Reading List

Reading List

Armadillos by P. K. Lynch Armadillos is the first novel by P. K. Lynch who originally trained as an actor and starred as Lizzie in Trainspotting. It starts off in a remote house in Texas where a teenage girl has spent her life being abused by her father. After she runs away, the book deals with how she…

Liquid Gold

Liquid Gold

Liquid Gold is a haircare range from Irresistible Me which contains pure argan oil. It claims to be a cure for damaged, frizzy, brittle and lifeless hair and I think my hair fits the bill on all counts. I have been using both the shampoo and conditioner for around a month now and have completely…

Ardanaiseig Hotel

Ardanaiseig Hotel

Good Friday was our first day off this year so we decided to venture into the highlands for a relaxed weekend away. I found a deal for a small hotel on the banks of Loch Awe through Secret Escapes (my favourite website – I can easily waste hours looking through holidays I know I will…

InstaNatural Dead Sea Mud Mask

InstaNatural Dead Sea Mud Mask

Mud masks have been around for years but I have never actually used one myself. I think it’s probably because my skin has never really been that troublesome so I tend to get seduced by the brightly coloured masks (which probably contains lots of nasty chemicals) or the deliciously scented ones. Although I love using face…

Exposure by Helen Dunmore

Exposure by Helen Dunmore

“London, November 1960. The Cold War is at its height, and a spy may be a friend or neighbour, colleague or lover. At the end of a suburban garden, in the pouring rain, a woman buries a briefcase deep in the earth. She believes that she is protecting her family. What she will learn is…

Moonfish Cafe

Moonfish Cafe

Moonfish Cafe is one of my favourite restaurants in Aberdeen. Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Union Street, the little restaurant has a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere, friendly staff and delicious food. The restaurant opened in 2004 and head chef Brian McLeish was a finalist in Masterchef: The Professionals 2014. I’m not going to lie, I…

Hidden by Emma Kavanagh

Hidden by Emma Kavanagh

“HE’S WATCHING A gunman is stalking the wards of a local hospital. He’s unidentified and dangerous, and has to be located. Urgently. Police Firearms Officer Aden McCarthy is tasked with tracking him down. Still troubled by the shooting of a schoolboy, Aden is determined to make amends by finding the gunman – before it’s too…

Dollibox

Dollibox

There are a lot of beauty boxes out there and the latest one to join the crowd is Dollibox whose first box was sent out on October 12th. Each month, subscribers will receive up to 5 hair and beauty samples, some of them full sized. As well as the products, the boxes also contain cards…

Umberto Giannini Curl Friends

Umberto Giannini Curl Friends

For the past few weeks, I have been using the Umberto Giannini range for curly hair, aptly named Curl Friends. I have all but given up trying new hair products as I always end up going back to the same two products from Avon – the Quick Touch Leave In Conditioner and the Dry Ends Serum…

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