A Tour of The British Library

If you’re going to visit a library, why not start with the top of the pile? The British Library in London runs daily behind-the-scenes tours lasting 60 minutes and costing just £10 (£8 if you're a member) - bargain! The architectural style of the British Library isn't to everyone’s tastes but that might be down... Continue Reading →

Jane Austen’s Grave, Winchester, UK

Jane Austen is one of my favourite writers, and one of the most popular female authors who ever lived. Her classic works like "Pride and Prejudice" and "Sense and Sensibility" were successes in her lifetime and have been adapted and re-worked ever since. My admiration of her doesn't just stem from her witty social romances... Continue Reading →

How to write*

*May not be an actual guide to writing. Ok, so that title is a bit misleading. This isn't exactly a post about how to write. That would be a bit ambitious for a single blog post. This post is reviewing two writing how-to books; "On Writing" by Stephen King and "How Not To Write" by... Continue Reading →

5 Christmas Gifts for Book Lovers

I did a similar post last year - but as some of those suggestions last year are no longer available (sad face), I've rustled up another set of present ideas for you (or to suggest to your loved ones!) 1) Readly subscription Perhaps "Bookworm" should be renamed "Reading worm", because readers, read pretty much anything.... Continue Reading →

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