Book Review: A Field Guide to Getting Lost by Rebecca Solnit

I enjoy getting lost, literally and metaphorically. I love that sensation of disorientation followed by discovery,  a frightening freedom. Sometimes, on a family day out, we’ll follow unmarked lanes and see where we end up. I also lose a lot…

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Children’s Book Review: The Explorer by Katherine Rundell

I’ll start by confessing that this is the second time I’ve read The Explorer by Katherine Rundell. When I first attempted it, I simply wasn’t in the right mood , and I’m so glad that I gave it another go…

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What to Expect from a Writing Retreat

It difficult to know what to expect from a writing retreat if you’ve never been on one before, and doubly nerve-wracking if you’re thinking of going on your own, but don’t be scared!  I’ve been retreating for six years now,…

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5 Ways to Build a Book Collection on a Budget

5 ways to build your book collection and home library

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Our Favourite Books

A snapshot of our favourite books.

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