Category Archives: book

5 items that cost more than a Kindle book

Recently there has been a lot of talk about how readers now expect to be able to buy books for their Kindle for as little as 99c or even get the for Free. Prices have been driven down because of … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal!

For the last few months I have been slaving away over a new addition to my Seriously Mum series about Lorna and I’s adventures in Spain. I am really pleased to announce that Seriously Mum, How Many Cats? is finally ready … Continue reading

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I Can’t Ignore the Numbers (Probably only interesting to authors)

About four weeks ago I started writing a blog post about Amazon and why I believe that Select is bad, and wider distribution is the right thing for self publishers. Thankfully, I never hit publish on that one, because this … Continue reading

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Alan and Lorna’s 5×50 Final Practice

Today, Friday 28th March and Lorna and I did our final practice 5km walk for our challenge that starts on Sunday. We haven’t done it for over two weeks, so it was hard going. Anyway, that is it, we start … Continue reading

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41 Of the Best Alpaca Photos on the Internet

On my Facebook page  I often post pictures of alpacas I find on the internet. So I thought I would share a gallery of them with you. All these images are found on either Google Images or Pinterest, so I apologise … Continue reading

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Final Destination

Have you seen that film, Final Destination? It’s the one where the kids avoid dying, and then spend the rest  of the film fighting against their true fate!! That’s us, that is. Ok, ok, so without the grim reaper chasing … Continue reading

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Seriously Mum Multicoloured Swap Shop!

I have been inspired!! I just read a blog post about a man who started with a red paperclip and using Craigslist in the US, swapped his way up to a house in Canada! Now, while I don’t expect anyone … Continue reading

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2014 in Cordoba

Cordoba in Andalucia, Southern Spain is probably one of those places you have never considered visiting. Even if you have heard of it, the chances are you won’t know anything about it. If you are looking for a great place … Continue reading

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Keep Calm and Read a Book

  Since we moved to Spain, many of you will know we have had our fair share of ups and downs, but this week it seems we have become embroiled in the first ‘real’ crisis to happen to the expat … Continue reading

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2013 – Here’s to a good 2014!

Apologies – I don’t update this blog nearly enough and my first resolution for 2014 should be to make sure I update this page more often! This year has been another one of interesting occurrences here at The Olive Mill. … Continue reading

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