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The Mending Basket – sew your way to sustainability

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sewing contains romance, excitement and a hit of the happy you usually need to spend money to get, all while adding feathers to your sustainability crown.

My Mother is an Artist

The second pop-up for the Emerald Bookshelf kicked off on Saturday at the Gala Opening of My Mother is an Artist at Bridgend Farmhouse. It as a lovely afternoon of book and chat - sharing the inspiration and sometimes frustrations of being a mother and an artist.

Women Writers Network Favourite Reads of 2018

I am still in that valley known as the kids school holidays, so 2019 will not officially start until later this week. In the meantime here is a list compiled by Helen Taylor of all the  Women Writers Network Favourite Reads of 2018 Feel free to tweet us @womenwritersnet with any of your favourites. Happy New… Continue reading Women Writers Network Favourite Reads of 2018

The Emerald Bookshelf – pop-up at The Falkirk Storytelling Festival

Emerald Bookshelf pop up indie books

The Emerald Bookshelf – guest curated by Ailie Walace, showcasing The Rooftop Writers Anthology, Suzanne Egerton, Max Scratchman, Carol Allan, Ailie Wallace, Waymaking – a new anthology of Women's adventure writing and more.

Goodreads reviews – November

The Chicken Soup Murder by Maria Donovan My rating: 5 of 5 stars The first thing to say about this book is that it is a page turner. I read it in about three sittings over three days. I got captivated early on, not just by the mystery, but also the characters. Maria Donovan brings… Continue reading Goodreads reviews – November