Books & Poetry Articles

  • No categories

March Great Reads

Birdcage Walk

We’ve got historical novels as well novels set in the present day as our suggestions for great reads this month. We head to Bristol with Helen Dunmore, Scotland with Polly Clark, America with George Saunders […]

LISTEN: Amazingly Magical Poems for Children

Screen Shot 2017-02-24 at 14.03.48

Listen to these amazingly magical poems from Peter Bently and Jeanne Willis, and teller of tall tales, Andra Simons. For ages 5 to 7. Recorded by The National Poetry Library, part of Imagine Festival for Children.

The best independent bookshops around Dulwich

dulwich-books-interior

Whatever book you want to read, you’re sure to find it in one of these local bookshops. I’ve selected the best bookshops in and around Dulwich. Chener Books Don’t judge a book by its cover. The shop […]

What could you read next?

This Is How It Aways Is

Stuck for something to read this month? These are the books that I have read, loved and can recommend to you. The Heart’s Invisible Furies by John Boyne  A stunning piece of storytelling by a genius […]

Artistic Preference

unspecified

I prefer the Puritan merchants of Protestant art, the businessmen of bourse, wool house and guild, to madonnas, or scenery with milkmaids, can’t enjoy populated countryside, want fields and beaches empty, though like a crowd […]

What could you read next?

keeper-of-lost-things

Stuck for something to read this month? These are the books that I have read, loved and can recommend to you. Little Deaths by Emma Flint  Little Deaths is brilliant, everything a reader wants from a […]

Enter the Goat

Adriaen van de Velde, Landscape with cattle and figures, 1664, Oil on canvas, 125.7 x 167 cm, © Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

It wasn’t there when a plain hut in pale wash featured a ghost dog and a leafless tree. But when the sheepfold with its wheel inside appeared, tree sprouting leaves at last, with cows and […]

Small Figure in a Dutch Landscape

unspecified

I have been here before or somewhere like this:  A dark cart waiting behind me, a spire,  Trees with trembling leaves  And an enormous sky, tenderly pale  Egg-shell blue, with drifts of white clouds.  So […]

Page 1 of 301234...Last »