Beautiful landscapes and their literary links

In celebration of National Parks Week, here are a few UK beauty spots and some of their literary links. Exmoor According to the Exmoor National Park website, Exmoor has a history dating back to Mesolithic times. The activities of the people who lived on the land over this time have shaped the land, as well … Continue reading Beautiful landscapes and their literary links


Three bookish ways to celebrate #NationalTequilaDay

Who knew National Tequila Day was even a thing? Tequila is somewhat of a 'marmite' drink; you either love it or you hate it. So, here are some ways to celebrate the day in bookish style, while drinking something that doesn't make your face contort like you're chewing a wasp: 1. Read a book that … Continue reading Three bookish ways to celebrate #NationalTequilaDay


This little email landed in my inbox this morning from HarperCollinsUK. I reviewed Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman a couple of months ago, and loved it. It reminded me both of our natural suspicion of seemingly selfless acts of kindness, and our equal delight and renewed faith in humanity when we discover … Continue reading #SmallActsofOliphant

Book review: The Floating Theatre by Martha Conway

Post Truth: The new war on truth and how to fight back by Matthew D’Ancona Publication date: 18 May 2017 Genre: Non-fiction (Adult), Politics Length*: 2 hours 16 minutes (*based on the time it took me to read this title) Published by: Ebury Publishing, Penguin Random House UK Available at:, Goodreads My rating: 3 out […]