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Author Spotlight: Derek and Dave Philpott. Dear Mr Popstar, Your Lyrics Make No Sense!

“I have passed your letter on to my lawyer, a restraining order will shortly be in place. Let that be the end of it. What wonderful madness.” Glenn …

Celebrity Gossip

Mount Baker - Skyline Divide Trail

I went for my first hike in the USA! The Mount Baker area is pretty close to the border and incredibly beautiful. There are quite a few fantastic …

Hiking

A Controversial Topic - Are Bloggers Bribing People?? – Kerry, life and loves

Organic growth. Real following. Engaged audience. All terms banded about in the blogosphere every day. Now, this one is a post that has sat in my …

Social Media

First Tuesday Recipes for August

This year is flying by! Summer is half over and before we know it the weather will start to turn cooler (woo hoo!) and the days will get noticeably …

Recipes

Retaining the royals: why has the British monarchy survived – and thrived?

From the millions who tuned in to watch the televised wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton in 2011 to the widely celebrated Queen’s 90th …

Royal Family

InStyle's 20 Best Closet Organizing Tips, Ever

12 MONTHS WITHOUT WEAR? SAY GOODBYE<p>If you haven't worn something in a year or more, don’t save it. If you're on the fence, put it aside and look at …

Clothing

11 Nonfiction Books About Science That Will Explain The Weird, Wonderful World We Live In

Science! In many ways, we live in a thrilling era of scientific discovery. Some scientists are making breakthroughs in gene-editing and recycling …

Books

The Beauty Products Every Woman Should Own

Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may …

Skin Care

What I'm grateful for this week (3 August)

<i>Some posts on NotebooksandGlasses.com may contain affiliate links. Click on my Disclosure page to read more.</i><p>This is my weekly post where I share what …

Happiness

One Is The Loneliest Number

Living with Chronic pain is lonely.<p>I’ve been very lucky in my life with chronic pain in that I have a wonderful support team. My husband is amazing – …

Mayo Clinic

5 Most Instagrammable Places in Jaipur

Want to know the most Instagram worthy spots in Jaipur? Here are 5 top Instagrammable places in Jaipur.

Jaipur

Day out at beautiful Bamburgh

A day out at beautiful Bamburgh is a day well spent in my opinion which is why I couldn’t wait to share the experience with the hubby this …

County Durham

Empty Nest..

He’d coat his tongue with sour lies,<p>Hold a gaze she learnt to despise.<p>Revelled when he made her twitch,<p>swiped her away as if an itch.<p>Punch a fist …

Reading Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales ⋆ There's Something About KM

When you hear or read the words “library book sale,” what is your reaction? If it’s one of awe and excitement mixed with jumping, grabbing all of the …

A picture paints a thousand things.

Bad Gastein Austria<br>The photo I took last month while in Austria it is proof that an image can evoke a mystery, a story, an emotion. It also is …

Watch “Right of Passage” on YouTube. #FGM

I have been lucky enough to have my poem chosen to be performed by Casey Lee Brock. A spoken word artist. Below is the result of that …

Last Minute Reward Flights

Booking an award ticket last minute is sometimes the best way to use your points as you have either decided to go on vacation, you need to travel …

Flying

My riding story – horse riding with a visual impairment

I wrote this post because of a request that I received in the comments. I was asked to talk a bit more about my experiences with horses and …

Horseback Riding

Elk Mountain trail to Mount Thurston

Sometimes our walks do not go to plan! We did not expect to walk along the Elk Mountain trail to Mount Thurston last weekend, but it was a truly …

Hiking

Angel Card – Tenderness

And the Angel Card this week is…….tenderness. My first thought when I read the card was gentle. When we tell a little person to be gentle with a baby …

Pain

Sligo Folk Park: Pictorial Account

Ireland is riddled with museums and monument parks, statues and monastic sites. Ancient burial grounds. Celtic history. Expansive, beautifully laid …

tea room

Squamish Hikes - Watersprite Lake

I have found a new favourite hike!! The walk up to Watersprite Lake near Squamish is simply perfect! I can totally see why the lake has such a …

Hiking

Life Lessons – not talking

I decided to do a series on life lessons. Some of these lessons I have somewhat under control and others are a “work in progress”. This is one of …

How to Identify and Fill Wardrobe Holes, Style File Friday

I am a big supporter of having a smaller, quality wardrobe full of things you love to wear rather than a closet full of things a bunch of things you …

Five ways to boss your supermarket shop, pennywise style.

As much as I’d love to have the time to shop exclusively at my local market, I’m a mere mortal with two kids, and the idea of making numerous trips …

World Population Day: What’s Your Take?

My posting day coincides with World Population Day this week .<p>We’ll look at the connection between population trends and poverty, explore the call …

From My Bookshelf: Firs, Serpents, Everything ⋆ There's Something About KM

Since it’s summertime and I live in Vacationland, I thought it fitting to pull three books From My Bookshelf that were written by Maine authors. Let …

20 new books to read in July

July's 20 must-reads