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SING – FILM

These children’s films are so good these days, I watched this with Alfie and the songs in it are great, even he was singing along.  Mind you it was about the 4th time he had seen it so it obviously got a good rating from him.

Well worth watching and good fun.

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THE MISSING GIRLS BY CAROL WYER – BOOK REVIEW

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Carol Wyer’s books just get better and better and this series about DI Robyn Carter is excellent.  How many girls need to go missing and why are there not any clues, no one is a high suspect and your clever if you worked this one out as I was shocked towards the end about what was happening.  I could not read it fast enough and it really makes you turn the pages.

DI Robyn Carter is a great character and I am really looking forward to the next book in this series which I believe is due later this year.  As Carter goes on a drug bust they end up with nothing to do with drugs but a body in a trunk which starts of this tale of terror. This is highly recommended and goes in my top 5 books of this year.

Thank you to Netgalley for sending this book for an honest review.

REVIEW – KINGSDOWN CAMPING PARK

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I will be doing reviews about all the parks I go to in the camper and they will be under park reviews on my blog and website.

Location of this park is by a lane so no big campers are allowed on to park but it was ok for me to drive up, I didn’t pass anyone coming the other way so that was good as I haven’t got my reversing camera yet.

The staff are extremely friendly and helpful, even coming down to my van to show me how to get the water hot and checking the fridge.  I first parked on a bit of a slope and the fridge has to be level to work.  They showed us where the footpath was to get to the village which is about 5 minutes away, it took me a bit longer though.

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The showers are a decent size with hooks so nothing gets wet, I find that very annoying. There is not a seat or bench in the showers which made it a bit difficult for me but it was very warm so I was only putting on shorts and a top. You can use the fixed hairdryer for 50p which would be good in the colder months.  There are plenty of toilets which are cleaned regularly during the day, also a good size if your taking toddlers to the toilet.

Most of the park has a sea view and you can drive round and park where ever you want also put up a couple of tents if needed as there is no restriction on space you take up.

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There are a few things for sale in the booking-in area, ice creams and basic camping needs but you can drive for about 10 minutes to the huge Tesco store which sells just about everything.

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As you can see we had a few tents up as one was the kitchen and the children had their own tents.

I would recommend this park to everyone as could find NO faults with it at all so it gets a huge 10/10 plus a gold star!

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I loved waking up to this view every morning.

 

MONDAYS

Second week of August already, I feel sorry for the people holidaying in Britain as even though it is not cold we have had a lot of rain with weather alerts for this week again. The grandchildren keep asking when are we going to the beach or outdoor swimming pool or the fountains and I keep saying there is no sun and if there is some sun it does not last long.  I am sure they would go anyway but it’s just not as enjoyable for the adults sitting shivering on the beach.

I have been very productive today though as written two book reviews on all my sites, it would be so much easier if I just copy and past them all but I feel a bit awful if I don’t write something a bit different.  I can understand now why authors are always asking for reviews as many readers just do not bother.

REVIEWING TIPS

What ever you think of the book then write it.                                                                             It can be as long or as short as you want it to be.                                                                         You can do it in sentences or bullet points.                                                                                     Authors love to get feedback from their readers and will often connect with them on social media.

WHERE TO REVIEW

Authors Facebook or Twitter                                                                                                               Goodreads  http://goodreads.com                                                                                                       Amazon http://amazon.co.uk                                                                                                               Google+                                                                                                                                                     Pinterest, I have made a board about books I have read.

So there are many ways we can all support our wonderful writers that we have now and the ones that are just publishing their first book would be so happy to receive some feedback from their readers.

I hope that makes it a bit less daunting for some and to be honest before I started blogging I never even thought about writing a review.

I am just about to start my next book which is by Carol Wyer, I am looking forward to this as it is another one in the series about DI Robyn Carter.

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I am looking after Alfie in a couple of weeks for a long weekend, he is crazy for Minecraft and very clever at it.  So we are going to read all about Pixelville by Daniel Riding which is a new book that was released last month, I will then get Alfie to review it as well as myself.

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I guess I had better go and do some gardening before the weeds take over everywhere, I would much rather be reading or writing though.  I have done a lot of planning for my Jersey trip and decided that I will pop over to Guernsey while I am there as never been there before, so lots to look forward to and I really cannot wait.

 

THE GIRL WHO JUST WANTED TO HAVE FUN BY JENNI REGAN – BOOK REVIEW

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I read this on my Kindle and it was a good book to keep coming back to as it was very repeatable, just with different view points.  I guess you could say it was a bit boring as nothing else really happened apart from what you read at the beginning.

What it does do is give you an insight into the world of drug taking, the descriptions of the human body and what it does to you really hit home.  And again if you have no knowledge about these issues then it is a real eye opener, I would not have liked to do the research for this book.

Very well written with good characters but I think it needed something else going on in the back ground to keep you engrossed and swiping those pages.

Buy it from Amazon here  The Girl Just Wanted To Have Fun

 

FIND HER BY LISA GARDNER – BOOK REVIEW (Best book of the year)

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I am not surprised that this is a Sunday Times best seller as it is one of the best books I have ever read!  For me it goes in at number one for this year and I cannot see anything knocking it off the top spot.

Lisa Gardner is a wonderful author, I would like to read some of her other books to compare with this one.  No other book has kept me so engrossed and awake for so long, the pace is exactly right with just enough exposed to make you turn the next page quickly.  You are never sure what might happen so no predictability at all. The suspense and surprises keep coming to make you gasp and shudder, can Flora survive this hell she has found herself in and will she ever be the same again or even alive.

This psychological suspense thriller is everything you would want one to be and should not be missed, I cannot praise Lisa Gardner enough for giving us the opportunity to devour this fantastic read.  Go straight to Amazon and order this today,     Find Her by Lisa Gardner

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YOSHI.CO.UK

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I stumbled across this website and just had to share it with you all, how amazing are these bags, I so want one.  They are a bit expensive but hey christmas is coming!

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The purse and the travel holder are great so I am going to treat myself to the cream travel pass holder, I like all the cream ones the best.   Which do you like best?