Search: books

Audible recommendation

5 Reasons I Love Audible Listening Books

Despite being an avid reader, who can plough through a book a week, I resisted the lure of audio books for years. I love

...Read more
Survival Books

12 Amazing Survival Books by Courageous Travellers

I’m a sucker for survival books! Either anxiety is driving me to read survival stories in the hope I’ll pick up a few survival tips

...Read more
11 Good Books

11 Good Books to Read this Holiday

Reading is right up there with travel as one of my favourite activities. It’s another escape from the real world and one

...Read more
Paleo Eating and Fasting Books

7 Books and 7 Lessons on Paleo Eating and Fasting

I’ve read many books on Paleo and fasting recently and as usual with my book round ups I don’t recommend all the books

...Read more
Great Books for Adventurous People

5 Books for Adventurous People

Looking for more books to keep you on track with your adventures or inspire you to go off on some adventures of your own? Here are a few books I’ve been

...Read more
Books on Mindfulness

5000 Words and Five Books on Mindfulness

Sometimes it feels like I’m the only person who reads books and this year my reading has mainly been on mindfulness and meditation. I adore travel

...Read more
10 Books That Will Change Your Life

10 Books That Will Change Your Life

Many years ago I swore off self help books. I felt like I’d read them all, I thought that I was fixed and I didn’t see the need to improve myself further. But things

...Read more
Great travel books to read

17 Great Books for Travellers, Writers and Fiction Readers

I read a lot of books, maybe too many when I should be doing my own writing, but reading is such a great way for me to switch off. Most of the books I read

...Read more
Hot books to read

5 Hot Books I Loved Reading

If you want to be a great writer then you need to read widely. If you’re a writer, there is only one way to procrastinate will help you improve your writing skills

...Read more


Successful Blogging in 12 Simple Steps I wrote Successful Blogging in 12 Simple Steps to help other small business owners and writers tap into the power of blogging. It contains everything I know about blogging and wish I’d known before I started my travel blog Get In the Hot Spot in 2009. It includes everything […]

...Read more
Life after 50

Life After 50

What does life over 50 hold? If you buy into media advertisements, once you hit 50, life seems to mainly focus on planning for retirement…

...Read more
Easy Health Changes for Busy Women

5 Easy Health Changes for Busy Women

These easy health changes for busy women aren’t about weight loss, running or training for a triathlon. It’s about making a few tiny tweaks that

...Read more
Reasons Lazy Holidays Rule

5 Reasons Lazy Holidays Rule

Hello Hot Spotters! It’s so good to see you here again. It’s been a while and this post is overdue but I’ll make no apologies for that because

...Read more
The Priority List by David Menasche

The Priority List: 3 Reasons to Read the Book and Make Yours

The Priority List by David Menasche is an unforgettable book. It’s a short, emotional read that

...Read more
Happy Holidays! And a Prawn Nibbles Recipe...

Happy Holidays! And a Blackened Prawn Nibbles Recipe…

Years whizz by and I never feel as if I have much to show for the passing of time. However a quick scan of my posts for 2016 shows that I did focus on many of the things I value most last year: Family and Friends We bought a house and moved in. All the kids love […]

...Read more