eBooks – are they all they’re cracked up to be?!

I was reading an article by Lucy Mangan in Stylist yesterday about e-readers and, well, her general distain for them. Now, I shall not reply the article in detail, but she makes a couple of points which made my ponder over my own relationship with my Kindle: e-readers do not allow you to connect with a book in the way you do with a physical copy, recalling happy memories at a mere glance; A physical book will not break or

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Decorating: gives so much pleasure but causes so much pain!

I am re-decorating the hall. It is the first room in the house I decorated, purely to get some colour in the house after 5 months of living with magnolia rooms when we moved in. However, after 4 years, it is looking rather tired and the colour is a bit, well not quite gaudy, but it doesn’t match with the ‘pallet’ of the rest of the house. (I sound far more artistic that I actually am there!). However, the hallway

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Music – the key to an erg test

I did my final 5k erg test of the season (I think / hope) on Wednesday. As I have mentioned in a previous post, I find music crucial for erging. This is even more true for an erg test; it’s not just the songs, but the order that matters too! So, here is my most recent erg playlist and reasons why: We Found Love – Rihanna (feat. Calvin Harris): a fast paced and beat-y tune to really kick some energy

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The good things about head racing

So, this Saturday I am racing at Peterborough Head. Without wishing to insult the wonderful people at Peterborough City Rowing Club (who organise and host the event), it is typically the most miserable race of the year! In true style, the weather has also been very accommodating of the race with the temperature dropping sub-zero at the start of the week and predictions have it staying there until next week at least. “I thought this was supposed to be the

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Hello, I'm Angela. I'm Mum to two small people (3 & 0). I'm a Techie, Gardener, cake lover and tea addict. I also have far too many opinions...hence the blog. You can read more about me here. You can also follow me on Twitter so you never miss a post. Hope you enjoy reading!

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