Category: Books

5 Summer Reads

It is summer time, some of you will be off on wonderful holidays and others won’t be. I am in the latter, sadly. That doesn’t mean that I can’t grab a book and take myself to a sunny patch. Got to top up that vitamin D. Honestly, sitting in the sun isn’t really one of […]

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4 of my favourites: coffee table books

Coffee table books always sounds a bit wanky when I say it, I don’t know why. It just seems to come caross sounding a bit off. Nevertheless that is what they are called and there isn’t much I can do about how I think I sound when I say it! There are a few coffee […]

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5 things “How to be Parisian: Wherever you are” taught me

“…open and honest in the book about how they know they can be snobbish about things, they give a 21st Century Parisian girls view on pretty much everything. From going on a first date to the French films you should watch.” It will come as no shock to you now that I love France and […]

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April Favourites

It has been sometime since I have sat down and written a proper favourites post but during the month of April there have been so many things that I have been really enjoying using that I figured sitting down and bashing out a little post on them would be worthwhile. Who knows, I might help […]

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Sali Hughes at Waterstones West End, Edinburgh

“She was witty and came across eloquent and intelligent throughout. She talked openly and honestly about the role beauty products play in our lives and the negative perception from certain individuals.” Sali Hughes has become one of my favourite columnists in the last year due to her straight talking, matter of fact writing where she […]

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Books: Front Roe by Louise Roe

Coffee table books are a bit of an addiction of mine, I love the way a bulky book filled with beautiful images looks. They are perfect to dip in and out of when you have some spare time or if you are looking for a little bit of inspiration. You don’t have to commit to […]

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A Review: The Career Code

Back in late January when I heard that Clique Media CEOs and founders Katherine Power and Hillary Kerr were releasing a new book I swiftly got myself on Amazon and pre-ordered myself a copy of The Career Code. Why did you pre-order a copy I hear you ask? Well since discovering Katherine Power via Candidly […]

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A Review: Pretty Honest

Sali Hughes one of my favourite┬ájournalists, writers and broadcasters. I binge watch her YouTube videos, religiously read her Guardian beauty column and articles on The Pool as well as being an avid reader of Salihughesbeauty.com. Everything Sali produces is informative, honest and a balanced mix of fact and her own opinion. With a strong background […]

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A review: The Art of French eating by Ann Mah

It is not secret that I have an obsession with Paris and France. I mean this blog is called daydreaming of Paris, if that isn’t a giveaway I don’t know what is! I have quite a selection of books based in or given information about France and am always on the look out for new […]

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TBR #3

Reading is one of my many pleasures in life and I love to indulge in a new book which inevitably ends up on my to be read pile. I get round to it eventually but when I find something I know I will like it has to go on the pile despite the fact that […]

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