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    Shuffle Song Tag

    This tag was doing the rounds a few months ago… I waited patiently for someone to tag me in it then it sort of died a death. Typical! Ruth @ Ruth in Revolt and Jay @ Bearded Igor Blogs gave me special dispensation to to the tag without an official tag so here we go! The Aim of the Game Set your Spotify songs to shuffle and post the first 10 that come up… whatever they may be! Disclaimer: There are some absolute smashers in my Spotify playlists… God help us all (other deities are available) Joywave – NowDiscovered them on a ‘Chillout’ playlist and loved them so downloaded the…

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    Tales of the TBR

    I currently have a heap of books in my To Be Read stash… some are books I’ve been lucky enough to receive from authors, some I’ve agreed to review for new and upcoming authors, some are books recommended by other bloggers and the rest are books I’ve bought for myself to read. There’s a few! Recently I was struggling with a severe reading slump. I just wasn’t enjoying it. It had become a chore. Something I felt obliged to do as a result of taking on a few books that I just wasn’t “feeling”. Happily the slump has passed! Online Blanket Fort is still a relatively new blog. Like many…

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    The Power of Friendship

    Everyone needs friends. Some people have lots of them. A huge social circle of people they can call on for coffee dates, cinema trips and nights on the town. Some only have a few. A handful of friends that really know them. That they feel comfortable being themselves with who they can sit in companionable silence with. Friends will pick you up when you’re feeling down. Friends will be there for all the good times and the bad. Friends are the Family you choose for yourself. Friendships are important for everyone. Whether they live next door or on the other side of the country, everyone needs a person they can…