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Debbie Bliss Q&A

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

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Fill in our census and you could win a 5* break in Wales, a robot vacuum and more...

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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.

Mary Berry

How Mary Berry are you?

The first Gransnet quiz is here! <contains excitement> Are you a baker's dozen short of a cake, or a patissiere extraordinaire?


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.



Depression in over 50s

In the wake of Robin Williams' tragic death, we look at gransnetters' experiences with depression. 

arrow Share your experiences.


adele parks

Adele Parks Q&A

There's still time to put your questions to the author of our August book club pick, Spare Brides.

arrow Review your latest read.



Dirty apron

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

arrow Read our other guest blog posts.

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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.


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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.


student finance

Student finance

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

arrow Money saving tips.


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.