Alison Moore: A Life in Books
Created on November 30, 2017

It was back in 2009 when Leicestershire-based author Alison Moore got her first big break. [caption id="attachment_12412" align="alignright" w... Read more

Kathryn Shaw

Christmas on a shoestring
Created on November 30, 2017

The pressure to make Christmas magical can feel overwhelming, but you don’t need to spend the earth at this time of year to still have a good tim... Read more

Kathryn Shaw

Traditional Christmas pudding recipe
Created on November 16, 2017

Christmas puddings are generally made any time between September and the start of Advent. This is because the pudding cannot be eaten immediatel... Read more

Wrap up and switch on – getting winter ready
Created on November 10, 2017

The year has flown by and we can't believe that it's November already. It's getting cold now and we're keen to make sure that people are doing ever... Read more

Darren Corke

Firing up for Bonfire Night
Created on November 3, 2017

Despite there being plenty of organised displays to choose from, many people still choose to hold their own private bonfire party at home. A few... Read more

Kathryn Shaw

Where to go: Bonfire Night 2017
Created on November 3, 2017

It's an English tradition that dates back to the Gunpowder Plot; fireworks, bonfires, burning effigies and sparklers. There's no substitute for ... Read more