A fun tag in which I share a picture (or ‘shelfie’) of a favourite bookshelf and answers ten associated questions.
After masses of nominations and much lively debate Hay Fest came up with the top 100 books by women over the last century. I intend to read my way through the list!
My sixth and final day at Hay Festival 2018.
Snap happy at Hay!
A few pictures from my fourth day at Hay.
A full Hay day!
A hasty dispatch to keep you apprised of my second day at Hay.
My first brief update from Hay Festival 2018.
‘Twas the night before Hay… This year I will join the throng of Hay-goers heading for Britain’s most famous book festival – an event famously described by Bill Clinton as “The Woodstock of the mind”!
The challenge of creating a zero-sum book collection. Can you create a one-hundred-book library?
It is 130 years since the publication of Reuben Sachs by Amy Levy, a novel about the unfulfilled lives of Victorian women. We look back at the short but controversial life of its author.
Everyone in the book blogging community seems to be jumping on the My Blog’s Name in Books bandwagon, so why not me, too?
In the second of our occasional features about Wales to be posted in the run-up to Dewithon 2019, we look forward to International Dylan Thomas Day on 14th May, and look back at a memorable performance from 2003.
This is a literary wish-list, but absolutely not, in any way, shape or form a book bucket list!
Collaborative book blogging: My last minute contribution to the 1977 Club.
Memories of a remarkable visit to the Keats-Shelley House in Rome, almost 18 years ago.
This is the first in a series of occasional features about Wales, its people, history, culture and, most importantly, its literature, to be posted in the months leading up to the first ever Dewithon, or Wales Readathon, which is taking place from 1st to 31st March 2019.
Welcome to DHQ (Dewithon Headquarters), the nerve centre for Reading Wales 2019. We have 12 months in which to prepare, so now is the time to plan your schedule.
I have completed the fourth and final week of my online course, How to Read a Novel, in which we turned our attention to setting.
So ends week three of How to Read a Novel, the month-long online course I’m taking courtesy of FutureLearn and the University of Edinburgh.