Wednesday, July 09, 2014

I *Will* Fit Into This Box!

I *WILL* fit into this box!!

Mabel & Freddie - Just Chillin' On The Fence

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When we got Freddie (our Ginger boy) as a tiny kitten, Mabel (our tabby) was 3 years old and not amused.

At times I wondered if she would ever be able to cope with him around, but look how times have changed!

I doubt they will ever snuggle up together as some cats do but this is amazing and wonderful to see them sitting this close on the fence :)

Recently Read - Prime Deception by Carys Jones

Prime DeceptionPrime Deception by Carys Jones

My rating: 3 of 5 stars


I received this book through Netgalley.

I enjoyed the story, it captured my interest right from the start. I think the middle was a little slow at times but it got better towards the end!




When Lorna Thomas is found dead in her car everyone believes she killed herself. But the day after her death Lorna was set to sell a scandalous story to one of Britain’s biggest tabloid papers. For six months she had been the Deputy Prime Minister’s mistress.

Will Lorna’s secret die with her? While her family try to move on and come to terms with her death one person refuses to believe that Lorna killed herself. Her twin sister, Laurie is convinced that Lorna was murdered and she’ll stop at nothing to prove it, even if that means teaming up the very man her sister had been having an affair with…
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Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Recently Read - Kind Of Cruel by Sophie Hannah


Kind of CruelKind of Cruel by Sophie Hannah

My rating: 2 of 5 stars


I didn't enjoy this book as much as I thought I would. It had it's moments when I began to feel it was picking up, but it went on and on and on about about unnecessary stuff at times. I was glad to finish it.





When Amber Hewerdine consults a hypnotherapist as a desperate last resort, she doesn't expect that anything much will change. 

She doesn't expect it to help with her chronic insomnia ...She doesn't expect to hear herself, under hypnosis, saying words that mean nothing to her: 'Kind, cruel, kind of cruel' - words she has seen somewhere before, if only she could remember where ...

She doesn't expect to be arrested two hours later, as a result of having spoken those words out loud, in connection with the brutal murder of Katharine Allen, a woman she's never heard of..

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Friday, June 20, 2014

Summer Solstice

 photo sun.pngCan you believe it.. tomorrow is June 21st and known as the longest day, summer solstice - the day of the year with the most hours of daylight.

What that also means is that from then on the days will gradually get shorter and shorter as we head back into winter.

Now where is the summer?

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Nomad - Mini USB Cables & 25% OFF!

I was recently sent 2 very useful little items to try out.

The Nomad ChargeCard

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And the Nomad ChargeKey

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Most people have probably experienced worryingly low phone battery from time to time quite regularly!

It always seems to happen when I've not got a charging cable with me - Grrrr..

But now I can always have one - on my keyring! I particularly like the ChargeKey for this!

Or the ChargeCard can be kept in the smallest handbag as it's pretty much credit card sized!


There is also, soon to be launched, the Nomad Clip..

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This looks like another nifty little item which I can just see attached to a backpack!

- NomadClip, NomadKey & NomadCard are the world’s most portable cables, shaped like a carabiner, housekey & credit card respectively

- All Nomad cables are MFi certified by Apple and fit all cases including LifeProof

- Updated design with more durable materials

- Pre-order each cable for $29 on hellonomad.com

- Free shipping to the US, CA, UK, AUS and $5 flat rate anywhere else worldwide


If you fancy 25% off this week just go to pre-order at HelloNomad and enter the code:

"LIVESIMPLE”

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Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Recently Read - Asphyxia by Derek Hudson

AsphyxiaAsphyxia by Derick Hudson

My rating: 4 of 5 stars


This was a very good read - it was gripping, interesting and quite an easy read.

I was getting along nicely with it thinking there was going to be more as I was only at 82% of the book.. when it ended!

But yes, a book worth reading, as long as you are not too squeamish!



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Detective Jim Bannon is no ordinary detective. With a dress code of anything in black, short leather jacket, blue tinted spectacles and shoulder length hair, the claustrophobic and asthmatic inner-city, Dublin born detective is on the case of London’s most cunning and perverted serial killer.
A young woman has been brutally slain in a murderous act involving asphyxiaphilia. A connection between the victim and England’s largest online dating site is discovered.
It soon becomes a race against time to catch the deviant before the bi-curious and dangerously adventurous Robyn O’Brien, an astrology-loving Harley Street receptionist, falls victim to the killer’s insatiable lust.
Asphyxia is a fast paced thriller, full of unsavoury reality, deception, thrills, twists, warped eroticism and dark humour, that will leave you gasping for breath as you approach its climax!

Asphyxiaphilia: An extremely dangerous sexual practice involving the restriction or control of oxygen to the brain through suffocation or strangulation with the objective of achieving the ultimate orgasm.