Book Review: English Pastoral: An Inheritance by James Rebanks

I don’t often feel compelled to write a review straight after finishing a book, but English Pastoral: An Inheritance by James Rebanks has such an urgent, important and readable message that it has to be shared. I read Rebanks’ first…

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10 Books About Courage and Perseverance That Will Make You Stronger

When life gets tough, stories about bravery can help to boost your spirits and keep you going during difficult times. Whether you want to try something new, change your life or make an impact on society, books about courage and…

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Interview with a Bookstagrammer: Forget Me Not Originals

If you’ve only just stumbled on our Interview with a Bookstagrammer series then welcome! We’re constantly astonished by the range of styles, skills and stories that Bookstagrammers bring to the platform so wanted to share some of these with you.…

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5 Steps to Organising a Reading Retreat at Home

In recent years, we’ve treated ourselves an overnight reading retreat at the historic Gladstone’s Library in Hawarden, but this year it’s sadly been cancelled due to Covid-19. So with restrictions tightening everywhere (and birthdays coming up), we decided to gift…

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The BFR Round Up – September 2020

Back to school and work! It’s been SO good to have more of a routine this month. It doesn’t feel completely established yet, but we’re some of the way there. Although lockdown measures have tightened here, we’ve taken the chance…

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