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    7 Ways To Entertain Yourself This Week

    Watch The Good Place, read a poem a day, and add some plant life to your Instagram feed.

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    Watch The Good Place.


    This hilarious misanthropic comedy completely captivated me last season, and I'm really excited that the second season will be shown on Netflix (last year I had to buy individual episodes from iTunes – but I did because it was that worth it).

    Starring Kristen Bell as Eleanor, a less-than-great person sent to heaven (aka The Good Place) by mistake, the show is equally goofy and smart, and has an excellent twist I can't spoil. There are also some absolutely unmissable appearances by Adam Scott as the demon trying to reclaim Eleanor for hell (aka The Bad Place).

    Watch it on Netflix in the UK.

    Or check out the documentary series The Confession Tapes for something to keep you up at night.

    Read A Poem For Every Day of the Year edited by Allie Esiri


    September 28th is National Poetry Day, so I can't think of a better time of year to pick up this gorgeous collection. It's a bedside table staple, and will bring a little bit of beauty and mindfulness into your life.

    Get a copy on Amazon.

    Or check out Happiness, a moving memoir about being in love, being a mother, and being in the world by Heather Harpham.

    Listen to In The Dark.


    If you're hurting for an excellent true crime podcast, I've got you covered. In the complete first season of In The Dark, reporter Madeleine Baran explores the cold-case abduction of Jacob Wetterling in rural Minnesota, and the failings of law enforcement that contributed to the case's deterioration.

    Listen here.

    Or the new single from Imagine Dragons, "Whatever It Takes", landed this weekend if you're looking for an energising addition to your morning playlist.

    Download Drag'n'Boom.


    This classic arcade style game is a perfect time waster, and you've got to do exactly what it says on the tin: Drag your little dragon along the screen, and cue him to breathe fire and watch knights go BOOM.

    Get it for iOS.

    Or get yourself well and truly addicted to Doodle Jump.

    Treat yourself to a super cosy gift.


    Winter is coming, friend, so why not stock up on some comfy products to keep you warm and cosy? This list is a good place to start.

    Or invest in a product for the best hair of your life.

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    Make these poached pear and salted caramel tarts.

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