Our Phizzwhizzing Visit to the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

When I was younger I loved Roald Dahl’s stories so a visit to the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre in Great Missenden was a must as soon as Little M was old enough to enjoy it. It seems an…

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7 Important Questions to Ask Before You Cull Your Books

If you’re a long-term booklover, chances are that you have had to cull your books at least once.  We hit this point on a yearly basis – usually when we’ve reached the point where our titles have begun to take…

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A Tour of Scrivener’s Books & Bookbinding

One of the reasons we started our Instagram account was to shout out amazing independent bookshops.  When we go on our travels, we always try to visit a bookseller and buy a couple of titles so we’ll be posting about…

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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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