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The Women's Room

Alternative Christmas planning: in praise of ‘box set clothing'

from The Womens Room

Twitter: @TheWomensRoom

A blog for women over 35 about life and style. The daily posts aim to inspire, inform and celebrate growing older in a positive, witty and stylish way.

mango bubbles

The Clockwork Scarab – Colleen Gleason. Reviewed by Banana Girl (9)

from Mango Bubbles Books

Twitter: @MangoBBZ

A book review site - where all reviews are written by kids. Set up by young Mango Bubbles Boy, with a bit of grown-up help. Follows and contributions very welcome!


Win a Vodafone Smart 4G Tablet this Christmas!

from Who's the Mummy?

Twitter: @swhittle

She writes about parenting, activities, education, feminism, sports and everything else - apart from cooking. There's very little cooking on her blog.


How Bad Do You Want It?

from Where the Butterflies Go

Author. Poet and novelist. Themes are always surrounding parenthood. Also visit

sally jenkins

Self-Publishing Tips from Hilary Custance Green

from The Writing Blog of Sally Jenkins

Sally entertains, informs and promotes discussion among writers.

Sarah Graham

Christmas mental health resources

from Sarah Graham

Twitter: @SarahGraham7

Journalism, Feminism, Literature and Culture.


Stocking Fillers for a fellow Foodie!

from Polly Mixtures

Lifestyle and Mummy Blog with a focus on bakes, books and babies!


Snowy and Christmas' Advent Calendar December 17th to 24th

from Story Snug

Twitter: @cjfriess

Story Snug recommends picture books and early chapter books. Especially set up to help expats find good books to read with their children.

Writing in the house of dreams

Want to be a professional author? You need to read this!

from Writing in the House of Dreams

Twitter: @jennyalexander4

I've written scores of fiction and non-fiction books for children, including 'Bullies, Bigmouths and So-called Friends' and the Peony Pinker series. I also teach adults creative dreaming and writing,...

sunny side up

Polly and me

from Sunny Side Up

Twitter: @ClaraVulliamy

Want to talk picture books? Here's a blog by an author-illustrator who's full of ideas for children's books and crafty activities.