Refugee Crisis

When I was coming back from Holland last month the bus passed through Calais to board the ferry. I looked to my right and saw the infamous “jungle”, the migrant camp where thousands of migrants from Syria, Iraq, Eritrea and Darfur camp out while they try, night after night, to get to the UK. There … More Refugee Crisis

Book Review – The Gilded Life of Matilda Duplaine by Alex Brunkhorst

One of the things I love the most about working as a bookseller is that we are invited to events by publishers. I picked up a bound proof of this book at the HarperCollins Big Book Tour at the end of June. It is due to be published in the UK in October 2015. This novel is … More Book Review – The Gilded Life of Matilda Duplaine by Alex Brunkhorst

Regents Canal

Yesterday I was down by Regents Canal just sitting by the water when I noticed a man fishing nearby. I had no idea you could fish in London canals, so I was quite intrigued. I went over to him and asked him about it. We started talking, and he told me all about what kind … More Regents Canal