Life In Pictures

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This week we’ve had a busy week of work leading up to a photoshoot for the front cover of our third book. The girls were collectively the best behaved they’ve ever been at one of these shoots (probably because of the biscuit bribery we used!).

 

This was the highlight of the shoot, where we gave them handfuls of glitter and they had to blow it towards the camera. The poor photographer ended up looking like a glitter ball by the fourth take. In between photos there was quite a lot of waiting around whilst things got set up but they seemed to be quite happy amusing themselves sat on a window ledge for most of it.

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Matilda-Themed Cupcakes

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“Never do anything by halves if you want to get away with it. Be outrageous. Go the whole hog. Make sure everything you do is so completely crazy it’s unbelievable.”

– Matilda, By Roald Dahl

Everyone who reads a Roald Dahl book falls instantly in love with his writing. Fact. We grew up adoring his books and remember them with happy nostalgia. So we were very happy when we were asked to take part in the Matilda Bake Off Competition with some tickets for Matilda the Musical in London. Roald Dahl plus Tim Minchin (who wrote the show) is a mix of wonderful medicine that George himself would be proud of.

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