A literary quote from One Hundred Years of Solitude
When I told my friends I was reading a book about an old couple walking a path, they rolled their eyes. But this book about homelessness, survival, and walking is a great read!
Lost Pianos of Siberia. What an enchanting title! I But you can’t fit the whole Siberia underneath this title. The author had a great idea, but the book is missing a clear focus.
Travelling in time and space with books. This time to Karen Blixen’s Kenya where colonial racism mixes with friendliness
I spent a few months this spring remotely wandering the streets of the early 20th-century Dublin and the seas of ancient Greek when I was reading the Ulysses and listening to a podcast about Odyssey.
A tour with Outlander filming locations could be great fun, but unfortunately, I wasn’t impressed. Although I am going to be rather critical, I do admit that the tour was a good way to visit a few of the less accessible sites.
I knew that Barter Books is one of the biggest second-hand bookshops in the UK, yet I didn’t expect it to be so great.
The shadow of Peter Pan lands on the mantelpiece, hands on the hips, feet wide apart. Try to catch the shadow at the National Centre for Children's Literature and Storytelling which opened its doors this summer.