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28th February 2018: International Day of Hygge

I love the hygge trend. I'm definitely someone who loves home comforts, cosy blankets and cups of tea. Hygge can also translate as self-care. As someone with a chronic illness, I have to take care of myself, and there's nothing I love more than snuggling on the sofa, surrounded by candles and soft throws and that [...]

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Challenging big companies to reduce plastic

Unless you live under a rock, you will have seen the latest news about just how bad plastic is for the environment. According to some studies, plastic pollution is having a huge impact on our oceans and sealife, with creatures swallowing tiny bits of plastic all the time. You only have to search for 'plastic [...]

Blog Tour: False Prophet by Richard Davis

The Bandwagon is thrilled to be joining in with the False Prophet blog tour! You can read reviewer James McStravick's review below. A psychotic terrorist has his son. He will do anything to save him. When a rogue cult turns deadly, the FBI call on former conman Agent Saul Marshall. FALSE PROPHET introduces a gripping new series [...]

The Bandwagon Goes Environmentally Conscious

Last year, one of my personal projects was to go cruelty free and vegan where possible when it comes to my beauty products. I've swapped Clinique for The Body Shop, fallen for Sand&Sky's face mask, and become a regular at Superdrug. But now I want to tackle something else - waste. Some of you may [...]

My Cruelty Free Journey: Hair

Last time, I wrote about swapping my cosmetics for cruelty free (and vegan, where possible) alternatives. You can read all about it here. Now I'm looking at my hair products, and seeing what I can replace. I have waist-length hair, with a natural wave and a tendency to frizz. It therefore needs a lot of [...]

Blog Tour: The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn

The Woman in the Window is a psychological thriller taking the book charts by storm. It's being raved about by bloggers and, after receiving & reading my own review copy, it's easy to see why. You can read my review here. To celebrate the release, read on for a Q&A with author A.J. Finn. How [...]

Author Spotlight: Siobhan Clark

The Bandwagon presents Siobhan Clark, author of The Children of Midgard, an historical fiction novel based in the Viking era, and described as "a Norse saga by a woman for women". The year is 961 and King Harald Bluetooth of Denmark has his gaze firmly set on the Western Kingdoms of Norway where his nephew [...]