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debbie bliss

Debbie Bliss Q&A

Knitting legend Debbie will be answering your questions on everything from yarn to her new book Woolly Woofers <excited>

babysit a grandma

Win one of 50 copies of our picture book of the month, How to Babysit a Grandma.

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From news to books to designer's great to talk! 

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Write for your local site

Local issues, fascinating history, regional specialities - we want to hear about them all in guest blog posts.

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Dragons at Crumbling Castle

September's kids' book of the month, by Terry Pratchett, is a riot of dragons, knights and crooks.


The Great Gransnet Bake Off

Post your GBBO-inspired creations on the thread to enter the draw for a cookery book bundle.

arrow Share your best recipe.


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September Book Club

September's choice is the fantastic The Invention of Wings - will you be reading?

arrow Check out our Kid's book of the month.



Depression in over 50s

Following Robin Williams' tragic death, we look at gransnetters' experiences with depression. 

arrow Share your experiences.



Dirty apron

White collar worker or farmer? Two generations makes a big difference in the working world.

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student finance

Student finance

 We've done our homework and summarised the kind of financial help available for students.

arrow Try our money-saving tips.


mary berry quiz

How Mary Berry are you?

Are you a baker's dozen short of a cake, or a pâtissière extraordinaire? Find out with our quiz...

arrow Add your Bake Off-worthy recipe.


comfort food

Warming comfort food

We hate to admit defeat, but it's wet and cold and we're in need of some piping hot grub.

arrow Share your comfort food recipe.


long-distance grandparenting

Long-distance grandparenting

In lieu of a working teleporter, we've rounded up the top 10 tips for long-distance grandparenting.

arrow Chat about grandparenting on our forum.