London Indie Book Haul

I went to London for a work meeting the other day and decided to make the most of being in the Big Smoke and checking out some of the amazing independent bookshops there. Starting out with Daunt Books in Marylebone (about a 20 min walk from Paddington Station), I got a facsimile hardback edition of … Continue reading London Indie Book Haul

Crickhowell Literary Festival 2018 Wrap Up

#CrickLitFest is over for another year. What a crazy, tiring, inspiring, amazing nine days that was. I met some great speakers: authors, poets, comedians, musicians. I was pretty restrained with my book purchasing however and only got 4 books over the festival! For me, the festival kicked off with the amazing Paul Henry & Brian … Continue reading Crickhowell Literary Festival 2018 Wrap Up

I went to the Booksellers Association Conference 2018 and here are some photos

I went to the BA Conference in Aston last weekend and thought you might like to see what we got up to! Here's a sneak-peek of the "book bus" which came in very useful when transporting all our goodies home!   First up was the Gardners Tradeshow where publishers shared with us what they were … Continue reading I went to the Booksellers Association Conference 2018 and here are some photos

Wandering around the Welsh countryside (We’ve moved house!)

Hello! Apologies for not posting for over a week, Max and I finally moved house on Monday! We've been so busy unpacking boxes and spending too much money in Ikea for the last six days, but everything is coming together so nicely now. (I hope to do a "house tour" blog post soon, so keep … Continue reading Wandering around the Welsh countryside (We’ve moved house!)

Visiting the Art Chapel, Abergavenny

The other day I visited the Art Chapel in Abergavenny for the first time, after hearing so many good things. I've been to the associated Art Shop in the town many, many times but the owners recently opened up the Art Chapel as more of an events space with a cafe, keen on showcasing local, fresh … Continue reading Visiting the Art Chapel, Abergavenny

Visiting Blue Ginger Gallery, Malvern

The other day Max and I went to Blue-Ginger Gallery, near Malvern, Worcestershire, with his mum to prep some work they were both exhibiting. Above: the view from the car park. Below: inside the gallery. There was quite a lot there that I wanted to take home with me, I think knowing that we're moving … Continue reading Visiting Blue Ginger Gallery, Malvern