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Laura Hartley (What's Hot)
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Lover of books, films and television.
Lover of books, films and television.

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People ask all the time – which is your favourite in the Harry Potter series? – and I’ve never been able to come up with an answer. I usually go for the Philosopher’s Stone or the Deathly Hallows because the beginning and ending moments are those that…

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#Girlboss was a good read, but I expected that. The Girlboss Workbook that followed, however, really took me by surprise. Judging from the cover, I thought that this book would just be a little bit of wacky fun based off Sophia Amoruso’s first book. I…

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Men can be so incredibly hard to buy for and I’ve spend countless hours trawling through similar guides over the years. I’ve come to the conclusion that the best presents for him are those that are both practical and stylish so that’s what I’ve aimed for…

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It’s the first of December and the Christmas countdown starts NOW!! Christmas is my absolute faaavourite time of the year and when I was younger I would start making my wish list months before the big day. As I’ve gotten older though I’ve found it…

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If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you’ll remember that last year I reviewed Pan Chai, a restaurant in the food court of Harrods. More recently, I was invited to try out the menu at Chai Wu, a sister restaurant, on the fifth floor of Harrods.…

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If you’re thinking about picking this book up because you think you’re going to be the next Instagram star, think again. Capture Your Style is not a quickie guide to getting a million followers on Instagram (or 4.7 million in Aimee Song’s case). If,…

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Inevitably, the majority of my final year at Oxford was spent in libraries. So I made it my mission to explore as many of them as possible – faculty libraries, college libraries and university libraries, we really are spoilt for choice at Oxford! This is…

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Since my travels this summer I’ve gotten really into translated Japanese fiction, so when I was offered a proof of The Travelling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa to get my teeth into, I couldn’t resist. I’d already seen numerous bookstagrammers raving…

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A couple of weekends ago, I was invited to spend the night at The Hoxton Hotel in Shoreditch. I’d just discovered The Hoxton Hotel group in London as a great place to work and study so I was really excited to see what the hotel upstairs had to offer. So…

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Self-help books are flooding the market at the moment, claiming to declutter your home, your mind and your life. A lot of them are focussed on mental health, claiming to be able to help relieve you of your anxiety or help you cope with depression – but…
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