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12 Apr

The Pull of the River by Matt Gaw

Review on BookLife Having been born in the sixties, I witnessed the demise of rivers and canals, but ......
07 Apr

Al-Britannia, My Country by James Fergusson

Review on BookLife As an avid consumer of current affairs, I am always interested to find a book ...
03 Apr

AUDIO: Tamed: Ten Species that Changed Our World by Alice Roberts

Review on BookLife This came out last year, but I hadn’t heard of it until I saw the ...
01 Apr

Ground Work: Writings on People and Places edited by Tim Dee

Review on BookLife Over the past thirty years, Common Ground has sought to link the places to the ...
29 Mar

Icebreaker by Horatio Clare

Review on BookLife Sometimes it is who you know, rather than what you know, that opens doors and ...
28 Mar

The Wood: The Life and Times of Cockshutt Wood by John Lewis-Stempel

Review on BookLife Until recently, woodlands were essential to our survival, we used them for food, fuel and ......
26 Mar

Paul Burke’s Top Ten Gruesome, Unusual and Sad Endings

Article on BookChap Basically, I mean murder, suicide or tragedy. A couple of these endings are real deaths ......
26 Mar

The Fish Ladder by Katharine Norbury

Review on BookLife Gosh, how did I miss this book? It was published about three years ago. What ...
22 Mar

The Secret Surfer by Iain Gately

Review on BookLife The image that people have of surfers is twenty-something fit individuals with long, sun-bleached hair. ......
19 Mar

Libraries: A Reflection by Gill Chedgey

Article on BookChap I can’t remember how old I was when I first visited the library but it ...
11 Mar

Man Up: How do Boys Become Better Men by Rebecca Asher

Review on BookLife In these times of #Metoo, high profile scandals involving a lot of people in the ...
09 Mar

Publisher Profile: Little Toller Books

Article on BookLife In this month’s publisher profile, Paul Cheney introduces us to Little Toller Books: For me, ......
09 Mar

Philipa Coughlan’s Ten Books and Why I Acquired Them

Article on BookChap 1. From childhood I still have the well-thumbed set of Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit books ......
04 Mar

21st-Century Yokel by Tom Cox

Review on BookLife The facets that make up our character are drawn from many sources: our DNA, our ...
03 Mar

Woods: A Celebration by Robert Penn

Review on BookLife When you think of the National Trust, what comes to mind is the fine mansions ...
03 Mar

A Library Miscellany by Claire Cock-Starkey

Review on BookLife I have been a fan of libraries for longer than I care to remember. I ...
01 Mar

The Reading Cure by Laura Freeman

Review on BookLife For all readers, books hold a special place in their hearts; they are a blessing, ......
27 Feb

Mindfulness for Busy People by Dr Michael Sinclair, Dr Josie Seydel and Dr Emily Shaw

Review on BookLife What an apt book for me to review – I am always chasing my tail – ...
22 Feb

Owl Sense by Miriam Darlington

Review on BookLife Owls have fascinated and terrified people for thousands of years. These raptors, most of whom ......
21 Feb

Homintern by Gregory Woods

Review on BookLife February is LGBT month and, as the leading writer and Emeritus Professor for many years ......
21 Feb

Into the Mountain: A Life of Nan Shepherd by Charlotte Peacock

Review on BookLife Born in 1893 in Peterculter just outside Aberdeen to John and Jane Shepherd, Nan Shepherd ......