Book Review: Tin Man by Sarah Winman

It begins with a painting won in a raffle: fifteen sunflowers, hung on the wall by a woman who believes that men and boys are capable of beautiful things. I expected love, jealousy and nostalgia from Tin Man. And I… View Post

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… View Post

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… View Post

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… View Post

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… View Post