Perfectly secluded on the lovely Welsh border lives the dream destination for any book-lover. An entire town devoted to all-things literature-related, Hay-on-Wye is the ultimate bucket list destination for bibliophiles.
Having become members of English heritage last year (and setting ourselves a challenge), our guidebook went with us EVERYWHERE. From sitting on a car park overlooking Hadrian’s Wall thinking ‘where next?’ to stopping off at a Midlands tea room for the day’s inspiration. Being particularly precious about books there is nothing better than a crisp edition and that new-book smell. But this is no ordinary book. … More Why Your English Heritage Membership Book Should Never End the Year the Way the Way it Started
Taking a trip down to London for TheatreCraft 2018 (more about that in another post), we decided to make it a weekend of first’s. Stopping off for a quick hot chocolate we had a flick through a leaflet, finding an advertisement for the world’s longest running stage production. A quick google later and our minds … More A Weekend in London – Why Mousetrap is a Must-See for Any Theatre-Goer
Packed to the brim with floors and floors of every type of book imaginable, Foyles is a book-lover’s dreams with everything from Russian Literature (in its original language) to joke books for quirky gifts. Head upstairs and you will also find the perfect reading spot in a lovely café overlooking it all. … More Foyles Book Shop, London’s Masterpiece
As a book-addict extraordinaire, a good book shop is my idea of heaven, but if you want to shy away from the massive chains dominating the high street, here are a few of my favourite independent bookshops just waiting for you to explore. … More Top Independent Book Shops in the Midlands
A whistle-stop tour of what I got up to during my recent visit to Stratford upon Avon and why I love Shakespeare’s birthplace so much! … More Mini Day Trip to Stratford-upon-Avon