Investigating the Novel Cure

Investigating the Novel Cure

In my Christmas stocking, this year was a copy of the unusual and highly intriguing The Novel Cure. In the madness of Christmas, I didn’t get a chance to curl up with it. This has turned out to be a good thing. This is very much a book to dip in and out of when...
Oh, my… favourite childhood books

Oh, my… favourite childhood books

How I love the proper books from my childhood. Rustly pages, big typeface, simple illustrations – and that unmistakable, addictive old book smell. Holiday Summer by Decie Merwin I’ve always been a voracious reader, and even now at the grand old age of...
Summer delights & dash; what did you get up to?

Summer delights & dash; what did you get up to?

It’s been a busy, busy month and as the days turn into weeks and months, and suddenly it’s September and feeling distinctly autumnal, I thought I’d do a quick roundup of some of our summer adventures… We had decadent breakfasts in Giraffe… found wallpaper patterned...