Friday Five: Lakeland Gardens

For such a northern county, Cumbria has some amazing gardens to visit. Perhaps because of all the rain they seem to be lush green oases in a sea of, well, lush green scenery! I love wandering round them whatever the weather; here's a handful of my favourites. Acorn Bank Technically just outside the Lake District... Continue Reading →

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Friday Five: time-shift novels

I've always been fascinated by the concept of different time lines, or time that moves in different ways in different places. So it's hardly a surprise that some of my favourite books share this subject: The Lion, the Witch and The Wardrobe: C S Lewis I loved this book as a kid - the adventure,... Continue Reading →

Friday Five – unusual historicals

There's a tendency sometimes for historical novels to be set in very similar time periods - Henry VIII, the English Civil War, Victorian Britain.  So it's a breath of fresh air to discover books set in some much more unusual times and places that you might not otherwise have come across.  Here's a handful I've... Continue Reading →

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