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marie kondo

Keep calm and declutter

Fed up of being surrounded by clutter? <guilty face> Post your questions to "tidy" expert Marie Kondo by midday today.

local callout

From craft groups to cake shops, plumbers to parks, Gransnet Local has it covered.


Forums, books and, of course, cake. Register here.

Invisible Woman

The Invisible Woman Q&A

See what The Invisible Woman had to say about fool-proof fake tan and the dreaded Spanx...

julio iglesias

Julio Iglesias Q&A

Leave your questions for the best selling Latin superstar by 29 April.


Gransnet and Heartbleed

We'd like to reassure gransnetters that the site has not been affected by the Heartbleed bug.

arrow Read our statement.
los alamos

The Wives of Los Alamos

A look ahead to our May book of the month and a chance to win one of 150 copies.

arrow Read our author webchats.


Is that spring?

We're taking advantage of the sunshine at GNHQ. Out in the garden planting bulbs*. *drinking Pimms.

arrow Garden centres - branching out?
Heather Reyes

For the love of books

When Heather Reyes was being treated for a serious illness, it was reading that got her through.

arrow Read our previous blog posts.


bunting festival

Literary festivals

Take a look at our picks of the best book festivals across the country.

arrow Find your local site. 

Picnic salad recipes

Here are some of our favourite salad recipes. What better for eating al fresco?

arrow Share your recipe with us.

oi frog

Oi Frog!

Our picture book of the month is the hilarious, rhyming tale about one special frog.

arrow Check out our April book picks.

Tell us about your stay

Had a fabulous holiday? Write a review about your accommodation, eateries and days out.

arrow Catch up on our travel Q&As.