Lockdown, at last, is easing in the UK – after over 100 days. So I’m winding up this little series of poetry readings. But if
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One of the many reasons for missing life in central London is Daunt Books. I’ve mentioned it a few times here, including in this post
Inevitably, this series’ lists are very personal and limited. It’s primarily a way of honouring those who have had an impact on me, but they’re
I’m starting a new occasional blog series with this post, which was stimulated by something I recently read in Daniel Hill’s challenging book White Awake: An
I was genuinely saddened by the news of Clive James’ death last year. He always struck me as such a fascinating and fascinated man, humane
There is so much good stuff in Eco’s collection that I couldn’t resist another outing after the last one (click the link for all the
We can’t travel because of the virus. But one day we will… hopefully! So it’s worth gearing ourselves up with practical tips and advice. But
It seemed a good plan to turn to another of Eland’s Poetry of Place anthologies. This time, it’s England’s turn, compiled by A. N. Wilson.
A slightly different approach today. One of my favourite publishers is Eland Books – they specialise in bringing classics of travel writing back into print