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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…

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    Mystery Blogger Award

    HELLO! I was nominated for the Mystery Blogger Award by both Cafe Manon and UpWithABook – Thanks guys! What exactly is a Mystery Blogger Award?? Created by Okoto Enigma the explanation is as follows: “Mystery Blogger Award” is an award for amazing bloggers with ingenious posts. Their blog not only captivates; it inspires and motivates. They are one of the best out there, and they deserve every recognition they get. This award is also for bloggers who find fun and inspiration in blogging; and they do it with so much love and passion.” So… that’s all rather flattering! Anyway, the rules… where would we be without rules: Put the award logo/image on…

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    Cat in the Window Cafe, Aberdeen

    I’m a simple soul. It doesn’t take much to keep me happy. Cats, cake, coffee, friends – these are a few of my favourite things. The Cat in the Window Cafe in Aberdeen has all of these! Since it opened a couple of years ago it’s been a firm favourite of mine, I’ve made all my friends visit and am on my THIRD loyalty card! Cats The shop is home to a variety of both pedigree and moggy cats – 9 in total including one lucky rescue. I haven’t got pics of them all but here’s a wee selection of fluff… They are all super friendly and playful and are…

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    Online Blanket Fort is LIVE!

    Welcome to Online Blanket Fort! Books’n’Bits was my first ever blog, Online Blanket Fort will carry on what I started with B’n’B but with more varied content. I’m super excited to start sharing here! Where did ‘Online Blanket Fort’ come from?? Well, I took part in a #BlogHour chat hosted by the UK Blog Awards account on Twitter a couple of months ago and during that the phrase Online Blanket Fort was used. While chatting with Rebekah Gillian we decided that our blogs were our little corners of the internet, our space to chat about what we loved – our Blanket Forts. The idea stuck with me and I decided…

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    The Sunshine Blogger Award

    I was tagged by Bibi’s Book Blog in The Sunshine Blogger Award!  Check out her blog here! So, here’s the rules and my answers to her questions! THE RULES: • Thank the blogger who nominated you by linking their blog. • Answer the questions. • Nominate 11 blogs with 11 questions. • List the rules as well as display the Sunshine Award Logo on your post 1. Who’s your favourite book villain and why? Death from the Terry Pratchett Discworld series.  Okay, he’s not *really* a villain but he’s DEATH so that’s horrible enough for me to class him in the category.  All his dialogue is written IN CAPITALS SO…