Time to relax: A selection of long weekend reads

Girl reading a book in bed

The October long weekend is right around the corner and we can't wait to get stuck into some great books! Because we adore books as much as you do, we've put together a selection of superb samplers. A psychological thriller; the guide to life from Instagram star Celeste Barber; a page-turner for literary buffs; uplit for Rachael Johns fans; and the story of a little black cat who changed one woman's life. There really is something for everyone! READ MORE

Get to know: The Girl on the Page by John Purcell

September 18, 2018 Recommendations 0 Comments

From ultimate industry insider, John Purcell, comes that rare thing, a literary page-turner, a witty, razor-sharp novel that cuts to the core of what it means to balance ambition and integrity. Set in in the world of publishing in contemporary London, with lashings of sex, glamour, bad behaviour – not to mention so many wicked publishing insider references – The Girl on the Page is a muscular, juicy and provocative novel, with an ending that genuinely shocked and deeply moved me. READ MORE

So you want to be a beekeeper?

Beekeeping is a satisfying and practical contribution to the environment. With so many ways to get involved, it’s no wonder people are becoming enthused. Sometimes circumstances provide the bees and you simply have to dive in. If possible, however, take time to research beekeeping methods and learn the basics before investing in a beehive, tools and gear. You’ll want to consider which bees to choose, where the bees will be located, health and safety, your legal requirements, how much time you have, and what it means to be a responsible beekeeper. READ MORE

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