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tracey bowden

Fiction

Limbo: The World Behind The Eyes

Limbo: The World Behind The Eyes is a new story to link in with The World Behind The Eyes. It can be read alone or before or after the original piece should you wish. She just sat there in some sort of limbo. Her life suspended in a no man’s land. Not moving forward. The present was stuck. The pause button pressed and here she was. Like  ...

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General Posts

Creating A Home Office on a Budget

I don’t know if you remember but a while back I was lusting after various bloggers home office spaces. I really wanted a space I could call my own at home to blog from. The thing is I don’t really have the space for a full-on office type area at home so I always thought it was a pie in the sky idea. Could I create a home office on  ...

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Why Do I Blog and Should You Blog Too?

Have you been thinking to yourself why do I blog lately? And should I even be a blogger? I know I have. Bloggers ask themselves and get asked this question a lot. That or, how did you get into that? I know how I started a blog. Of course I do. Introduced to them via entering competitions I thought I could do that. And it seems I can. Well, at  ...

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Attractions to Visit, General Posts

Day Trip Vs A Birthday Party

In March Olivia is 11. 11! Every year except one she has had a party. That one year she was really struggling in school in her friendship group and it became obvious she was being slowly pushed out. It was really quite horrible to see. I decided I didn’t want to spend my money on a birthday party for kids who didn’t want to be her  ...

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Guest Post: Earning Online

.Today I have a guest post for you from Jon over at The Money Shed. If you are feeling the pinch, like me, this January this is the post for you!  Reading on to find out how earning online could be exactly what you need this year. January is often the time of the year when we need money the most and that gap between Christmas and your first  ...

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To Believe or Not To Believe

Are you a believer or a sceptic? Are you swayed by what you read on the internet or do you take it all with a pinch of salt? Surely if it’s been posted on the world wide web there has to be some vestibule of truth in it doesn’t there? A grain of reality in amongst all the embellishment. To believe or not to believe that is the  ...

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2016: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly 2016

Wow what a year 2016 was hey! Talk about a roller coaster ride. Before we even get to me we had Brexit, Donald Trump elected president and a shocking amount of celebrity deaths! Does anyone else feel like somehow we lost more celebs this year than ever before in a single year? Such a sad loss each and every one of them. For every loss not just  ...

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NCC Home Learning: A Catch Up

Back in September I was so excited to be able to start something I have been wanting to do for a long time. I was offered the chance to complete a Creative Writing course with NCC Home Learning. As you may remember back at the beginning of the year I wrote a short story called Serenity. Serenity was going to be my novel. A foray into the world  ...

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Reviews

Upping Our Game with Monopoly Ultimate Banking

Monopoly. It’s a classic isn’t it. The family board game guaranteed to cause chaos and family destruction in even the most peaceful of households, am I right! Nothing like a like a bit of world domination to bring out the worst in people is there. We are no different. Especially now we are upping our game with Monopoly Ultimate  ...

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Preventing a Fat-Berg this Christmas

It’s coming up to the day we have all been preparing for isn’t it. A day of  celebration and of course, presents. A day for families to come together. To eat, drink and be merry. And of course to be able to enjoy the food you need to cook it first don’t you. What meal do you all have on Christmas day? Ours starts of with my  ...

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Hogwarts Crest Light from Paladone

Let’s play a little quiz….. Can you guess which films the following quotes are from? “But you know, happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.” What about this one……. “It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our  ...

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Confronting my Hair Demons

So the other night I was sat around my coffee table in the living room playing Monopoly Ultimate Banking with Olivia and my youngest sister when she pipes up; “Hey girl you need to get rid of that big grey hair in the middle of your fringe” Woah, woah, woah!! Pick on the old girl why don’t we. Mock outrage ensued and we were  ...

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Guest Post: An Introduction To Me

Today I have another guest post for you. This one is from Kimberley over at Me, My Life, My Tardis. Kimberley is a new blogger and would love to introduce you to her blog. Hello, my name is Kimberley and I have a blog called Me, My Life and the Tardis. My mum has been blogging for a few years. Occasionally I wrote guest posts for her. I really  ...

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