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Friday, 28 January 2022

Friday Favourites: Bumper Edition - Books, Podcasts, TV

 

It's January Friday Favourites with Is This Mutton: a bumper edition of reviews of books, TV and podcasts

Dear friends. I bring you a special edition of my round-up of TV, books and podcasts.  You lucky people! 

There's a wide range of entertainment covered including latest Korean thriller The Silent Sea, much hyped film Don't Look Up, a thrilling podcast drama Last Known Position, and three books making big waves - Mrs March, Snowflake and Sorrow and Bliss. I also give my thoughts on The Responder,  Trigger Point, Hidden Assets - and plenty of others. 

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Wednesday, 26 January 2022

Enjoy Valentine's Day when Romance is Off the Menu - and Link-Up

 Gail Hanlon from over-50s blog Is This Mutton wearing a burgundy velvet jacket, cerise print blouse, silver ankle boots and burgundy jeggings

Dear friends. To be brutally honest with you, I've always hated Valentine's Day. It started when I was at school and there was competitive pressure to receive more than one card. Fortunately I was guaranteed to get at least one from my grandma. 

Fast forward a few decades, and Feb 14 is all about over-priced restaurants, and expensive and over-travelled red roses. 

But for those of us who haven't got a partner, or whose partner is unromantic, we can still make the day special. Here are my tips.

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Saturday, 22 January 2022

Sunday Home Spa


Dear friends.  Today I'm sharing my new skincare routine, what I do for my Sunday spa ritual, and a new product from one of my favourite brands, Look Fabulous Forever.
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Wednesday, 19 January 2022

Dishing the Dirt: 2022 Survey - and Link-Up

Who does the cleaning and cooking in your home? Which are the worst chores?  How have attitudes to housework changed over the generations? Take the Is This Mutton survey now

Dear friends.  It's the 2022 Is This Mutton survey!  For the third year running, I'm hoping to get your responses - and it's a fun questionnaire. We're looking at who keeps our homes clean, the worst chores, and how much time we spend on cleaning.
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