May 31, 2018

“Kindness is always fashionable, and always welcome” - Amelia Barr.

One of my favourite books currently, and the one I am telling everyone I meet about, is “Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine”.  A book about a woman who is, like most of us, trying to come to terms with...

May 30, 2018

This sunny May bank holiday weekend I was fortunate enough to attend the Delapré Abbey Book Festival in Northamptonshire.

The book festival had a relaxed and calm atmosphere, with the people that came over to my stall being genuinely interested and friendly, offering he...

May 24, 2018

 

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It was a quiet spell at the local library where I volunteer when I picked up Tove Jansson’s ‘A Winter Book’. Many of you probably know Tove as the creator of the Moomin stories for children. My memories of the Moomins are hazy at best and based on the 199...

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