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#WWReads The Woolgrower’s Companion

Tipped as ‘this summer’s Captain Corelli’s Mandolin‘ and endorsed by Kathryn The Help Stockett, The Woolgrower’s Companion has *quite* a lot to live up. …

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#WWReads: The Wild Other

Welcome to the second instalment of WWreads. This book comes with a warning: if you have tears, prepare to shed them. (But you should read it, because it is breathtakingly honest, unstinting in its truth and beautifully written.…

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#WWreads: The Trouble With Goats and Sheep

There are few things better than a really good book. Which is why we’re launching a new series, #W&Wreads. We’ll be posting reviews both here and on Instagram (because we love how enthusiastic and engaged the Insta community is) and we’d love you to get involved. Send us your recommendations. Read alongside us and send us your reviews. We’d love that.…

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Christmas Gift Guide: Books

To paraphrase Amy in Little Women, Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without at least one new book. Dark evenings, roaring fires, twinkling trees, red wine and excessive consumption of foodstuffs – all point to a night in, curled up with a good (or beautiful book). I’d be more than happy to find any of these under my tree.…

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The November Agenda

Yep, people, November is just around the corner. The clocks go back this weekend. Bonfire night (hurrah) hastens near. Not to sound like a grandma, but where has this year gone? We’re firmly into my favourite season – and this is the month to……

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The September Agenda

Oh, but there’s a lot of sighing about the sudden end of the hot weather. Yes, the heatwave came to an abrupt end (apologies if you’re now thinking, ‘Err, heatwave? What heatwave?’), but let us embrace September. This autumn, you will mostly find us……

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Summer Books: The Reading List

772404d9f37b1b45f9d6fe0c611de996 Summer and books. Two of my favourite things. Throw in a deckchair/picnic rug/beach towel and I'm in heaven. Holidays and books are the perfect marriage. I have considerably less time to indulge than I used to (aha, so this is why people go on holiday with their parents/where there's a kids' club), but I still squeeze books into my day whenever I have the chance. Here's what I suggest (very politely) you might like to add to your reading list this summer.…

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Comfort Reads

My brain feels quite literally boggled right now. Work, the building project (I paid more attention to the subject of taps this weekend that I ever believed possible), children, the other flotsam and jetsam of life. Two things keep me sane: my family and books. …