Mr B’s Emporium of Reading Delights

One of the reasons we visited Bath recently was to attend a reading spa at Mr B's Emporium of Reading Delights. This is a cute book store where staff make bespoke recommendations. The store is really well displayed with separate sections for children, board games, non fiction, and myths amongst the usual genres of books [...]

Good Omens

It has been a while now since I read it, but Good Omens was a book I had absolutely devoured in no time at all. I watched the 6 episode series when it first came out and then knew I had to read the book. The hubby was the opposite: he had read the book [...]

Paint by Numbers – The Starry Night

So it's taken about 5 to 6 months but we've finally finished our Paint by Numbers of Van Gogh's The Starry Night. I think I realised that Vincent Van Gogh was my favourite painter after visiting the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam a couple of years ago and was just blown away by his art and tragic [...]

Neil Gaiman

So I had a pretty busy week seeing Neil Gaiman twice: firstly in a sort of concert and secondly in an interview with illustrator Elise Hurst to promote his new illustrated version of The Ocean at the End of the Lane. I had been to a Neil Gaiman event previously, when he was promoting Art Matters with [...]