Author Archives: Cassie Raine

5 Natural Remedies Everyone Can Make And Use At Home

5 Natural Remedies Everyone Can Make And Use At Home

There is a natural remedy for almost anything you can think of, but many of us have forgotten how to make them. Sure you might know to increase your vitamin C intake when you have a cold, but did you know that rosehips have an enormous amount of it and are believed to keep colds at bay over the winter ...

Read More »

5 Of The Best Children’s Authors Of All Time

5 Of The Best Children’s Authors Of All Time

Children’s literature today is patronising at best and downright shoddy at worst. Sure, there are a few exceptions to this generalisation, but on the whole the vast majority of literary works available to children these days has been ‘dumbed down’ for fear that children couldn’t possibly understand the intricacies of more complicated storylines. Pish posh! Here I share 5 of ...

Read More »

5 Of The Best Known Superstitions

5 Of The Best Known Superstitions

I reckon that every single one of us adheres to the rules of one superstition or another, some more than most. They are part of our everyday lives, whether it’s not itching that right hand for fear of scratching the money away or picking up the penny for good luck, we all do something related to superstitions… And in this ...

Read More »

5 Well Known “Male” Authors Who Were Really Women

5 Well Known “Male” Authors Who Were Really Women

Many people are used to picking up a good book and not really giving much thought as to who the author is. It is generally accepted these days that women can write books that are just as good as, and sometimes better than(!), those written by men. However J.K Rowling might disagree, after all it is said that she was ...

Read More »

5 Of The Best Greek Myths Of All Time

5 Of The Best Greek Myths Of All Time

If there is one set of myths that has stood the test of time, it is the Greek set. They pervade every aspect of Western society to date and here I will share what I believe are 5 of the best Greek myths of all time.   5. The 12 Labours of Heracles It was said that Zeus’ wife, Hera, ...

Read More »

5 Of The Best (And Scariest) Urban Legends

5 Of The Best (And Scariest) Urban Legends

How many of you have shared scary stories as kids? I reckon most of you have! Urban legends are often passed off as being true, and when we’re kids, it’s not hard to press that so-called “truth” home. It’s no secret that some of the scary stories have a slight basis in fact, but generally they are pretty harmless… Well, ...

Read More »

5 Great Ways To Become More Self-Sufficient

5 Great Ways To Become More Self-Sufficient

Many people dream of a simpler life, some more so than others. No worrying about bills or running the rat race, and whilst this is easily achievable for some, it’s not always possible for all. Here I share 5 of my best tips for living a more self-sufficient lifestyle, without the need for acres of land or investing in a ...

Read More »

5 Books You Should Read Before You Die

5 Books You Should Read Before You Die

There are so many amazing, thought-provoking books out there that it can be hard to know where to start. But if you could only read 5 books before you die, then you should definitely get yourself a copy of the following…   5.   H.G Wells – The Time Machine H.G Wells was an extraordinarily talented writer. In this novel, ...

Read More »

5 Of The Best Fantasy Books Of Our Time

5 Of The Best Fantasy Books Of Our Time

Fantasy books provide us with a whole new world in which to escape, literally! Some are absolutely brilliant and others, not so much. Here I share 5 of the best fantasy books of our time – to help you wade through the plethora of fantasy literature out there. If you had to start somewhere, then it should be with these ...

Read More »

5 Of The Best Science Fiction Books Of Our Time

5 Of The Best Science Fiction Books Of Our Time

Most of us enjoy a good science fiction novel, perhaps because we are all, in one way or another, fascinated by our own existence and possible futures. In this post I take a look at 5 of the best science fiction books of our time..   5.   A Clockwork Orange – Anthony Burgess Many books have a hero as the ...

Read More »
Scroll To Top