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It's warm und sunny in #London: A great day to stay indoors

I fell in love with Foyles, the famous bookstore near Soho, when I studied philosophy at King’s College London in 1994. Foyles once was a crazy yet loveable cave system of book shelves, after some remodeling it is now a neat temple of literature with a modern café, perfect for a break during the day. 75 more words


Anthony J Sargeant learning to read in the 1950s

Extracted from ‘Reflections on my Childhood’ by Anthony J Sargeant

…… when I was in junior school my mother joined my brother and me to ‘The Children’s Book Club’ (an imprint of Foyle’s Book Shop in Charing Cross Road) and we would get monthly cheaply printed but hardback books. 345 more words

Book blogger/book tuber meet-up!

The brilliant Kirsty invited me to a meet-up of book bloggers (most people were ‘book tubers’, I was like the only person without a YouTube channel) in London on 25th July. 478 more words


Baggage limit? But there are books to buy!

How can a travelling author be given a baggage weight limit when there are books to buy? Lots of books. Plus lots of amazing new book shops to visit, not to mention literary museums and quirky stationery shops! 568 more words

Writing Journey

Warning: mini rant ahead!

I re-discovered that military button retail website I had lost a few weeks back and was debating whether or not purchasing them would be worth the cost.

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My new reads...

As a compulsive reader I am on 2 books, the first is called Curtain Call by Anthony Quinn, its a murder mystery set in the 1930’s, having only just started this I can say I am enjoying it and can feel the pace of the book from the beginning and feel that it will get better and more engaging.   119 more words


Rosanna Ley - The Saffron Trail

In my last post on the books I am reading I was less than enthusiastic about Rosanna Ley as a writer and I have to eat humble pie. 118 more words