Lentil and Bulgur Tabbouleh with Grilled Feta
When you grill feta, it doesn’t melt – it just becomes softer and creamier with deliciously crisp edges. It’s amazing with this lentil-filled tabbouleh, as the salty, tangy cheese is tempered by the sweet and sticky pomegranate molasses in the dressing. You can serve the salad on its own or as part of a big […]Read More
Dialogue Books: Irenosen Okojie Q&A
This month we welcome Irenosen Okojie to the Dialogue Books blog to chat about her brand new novel, Nudibranch. Okojie is a Nigerian British writer. Her debut novel, Butterfly Fish, won a Betty Trask award and was shortlisted for an Edinburgh International First Book Award. Her work has been featured in The New York Times, […]Read More
An extract from Wrapped Up in You by Carole Matthews
Christmas is coming! Why not get into the festive spirit with the first chapter from Carole Matthews’ Christmas classic, Wrapped Up In You. Chapter One Mrs Norman comes in to see me at Cutting Edge at ten o’clock every Friday morning without fail. She likes to look nice for the weekend […]Read More
Ten Books to Cosy Up With
It’s that time of year again. There’s condensation on your single-glazed windows, your nose runs uncontrollably every time you leave the house, the woollies are back in rotation, spiced hot beverages are back on the high street and even the dog gives you a look of disdain if you leave the back door open […]Read More
Rights Non-Fiction Book of the Month | November 2019
This November, the LBBG Rights team has chosen ‘Saving the Last Rhinos: The Life of a Frontline Conservationist’ by Grant Fowlds and Graham Spence as our Rights Non-Fiction Book of the Month!Read More
Walk off those extra Easter calories with Walkactive
Over the Easter break, it’s all too easy to over-indulge in lots of yummy chocolate and traditional roast dinners. But instead of feeling guilty, why not get into the great outdoors and work up a calorie-busting sweat by trying Joanna Hall’s unique walking technique, Walkactive? You may already spend a fair amount of time […]Read More
Let Our Kids Be Bored!
‘I’m bored, Mum’ Few words seem designed to strike at the heart of parental guilt with quite such precision as these. Parents today seem to regard stimulating their offspring as being on a par with feeding them their five-a-day – something without which their precious growing minds will simply be unable to fully flourish. If […]Read More
The Six Keys to Happiness and Success
To mark International Day of Happiness on March 20, we share author Emma Seppala’s thoughts on the key to happiness and why success and well-being is often the opposite of what we’ve been taught. Everyone wants to be happy and successful, of course, yet the pursuit of both has never been more frustrating. In her […]Read More
Public speaking – it’s a phobia!
What is it about public speaking? Whether that refers to informing or entertaining a hall full of people or just presenting on your feet to half a dozen colleagues or clients, it ranks in the top ten of people’s greatest phobias. There is even a name for it – glossophobia! It lurks right […]Read More
How do different personality types affect your team?
One of the characteristics of world-class teams is that they are able to draw strength from diversity. In some teams, the differences may cause tension – but in the very best teams, they create strength. Psychologist Carl Jung identified four base personality types, which should sound familiar if you’ve ever worked with other people: […]Read More
Seven ways to be more influential
Everyone wants to know how to be more influential, but most of us think the kind of charisma we associate with people like Bill Clinton or Oprah Winfrey is just a character trait some lucky people are born with. Happily, charisma isn’t something you need to be born with – it’s something you can […]Read More
Mother’s Day – shouldn’t every day be your day?
As a mother, I bet you’re great at looking after your family – but do you take care of your own needs on a daily basis? On Mother’s Day, why not take some time to think about whether or not you look after your own needs on an ongoing basis. In my latest book, The […]Read More
Our picks for World Book Day
Thursday, March 3 is World Book Day and we’re publishing some great practical and inspiring books to coincide with this special day. The Spiralizer Cookbook The trend for low-carb and ‘clean’ eating has made spiralizers incredibly popular. Everyone, it seems, wants to enjoy the benefits of turning fruit and vegetables into delicious, nutritious alternatives […]Read More
Mindfulness for mums
Life can be so frantic and busy. There’s the endless to-do list, the costume for school that’s remembered at the last moment, fussy eaters to cope with, and tears and tantrums to boot. Mother’s Day is just around the corner so what better time to discover ways to be kinder to yourself. Vidyamala Burch and […]Read More
Delicious meals to cook this weekend
Looking for two delicious meals to cook this weekend? Well look no further. To spice up your Saturday or Sunday, try these two recipes taken from the Real Meal Revolution, a low-carbohydrate, high-fat and no-sugar diet book. Black mushrooms baked in walnut butter with clotted cream Serves 2 Ingredients 4 large flat mushrooms 1 cup walnuts, […]Read More