Blog Tour Book Review: A Jersey Dreamboat, by Georgina Troy

The third instalment of the captivating Jersey Scene series…jersey dreamboat

 Izzy and her best friend Jess are badly let down when a Jersey socialite, who has agreed to hire their entire vintage party stock for her upcoming wedding, decides to elope instead – leaving the girls with no bookings and no money.

Feeling despondent, the girls try a night out to cheer themselves up, and meet the captivating and aristocratic Ed, who invites the girls on a cruise to Nice on his yacht, together with his two brothers. Romance builds on the luxury trip, but when a last-minute wedding booking is offered, the girls must return to Jersey, and real life has to begin again …or has it?

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The Battle of Flowers

The second Thursday of August, every year for over a century, has been Jersey’s annual flower parade: The Battle of Flowers. Not only is The Battle one of Jersey’s largest tourist attractions, at it’s core it is a beloved and time-honoured tradition for it’s residents.


I grew up dancing on the floats in the festival, and spending hours helping prepare the floats in the months leading up to it. The amount of work that goes into each float is unbelievable, but it certainly pays off, as the finished products are truly breath-taking pieces of art, and the parade is a wonder to behold.  Continue reading