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The best place to live in the UK

01
Mar
2015

Where is the best place to live in the UK? That’s what the Sunday Times is going to be telling us over the next couple of weeks. Today it was the turn of rural Britain, with the paper listing the ...continued

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27
Feb
2015

David Walliams has only been writing children’s books for seven years but his stories have been translated into 42 languages and have sold more than six million copies in the UK ...continued

15
Feb
2015

The brilliant Stylist magazine has just run a feature about “the most addictive page turners to chomp through in one weekend or less.” As the magazine says: “An addictive book is ...continued

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07
Feb
2015

Saturday breakfast is my favourite time of the week. The stresses and strains of the previous week recede into the distance and two days of blustery walks, log fires and ...continued

02
Feb
2015

With their daring plots and larger than life characters, Robert Muchamore’s books have hooked thousands of reluctant young readers over the years. Former private investigator Muchamore wrote his first children’s ...continued

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