While the city sleeps…

… Jesmond keeps busy! Even though we’re not allowed to reopen the Library just yet, it doesn’t mean there’s nothing going on. Book Group The library book group will next meet (online) on Wednesday 3 June at 7:00 pm, to discuss “The Return” by Victoria…

Enchanted by islands

My holiday itinerary always seems to involve going to, or staying on, islands. I seem mysteriously to feel the pull of these often isolated places. There is something about that distance between shore and the mainland, viewed often from a deck of a ferry, as…

Novel Houses

Houses which give books a sense of place I was in Waterstones after Christmas browsing as you do when you have gift cards burning to be spent in your wallet. In the new book section, I spied a book title which intrigued me ’Novel Houses’…

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