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2018 Reading List: Part 2

Oh happy day, book guru Helen Whitaker is back - with part two of her reading list. This is one to bookmark for your holidays. (Or, if you're greedy for books like me, order now in mad frenzy.)…

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Christmas Shopping: Part 4 – Books

I write this whilst watching The Holiday (again) and conducting three separate WhatsApp chats - mostly about Christmas. One week, folks. That's all we have. And I offer you the one gift that truly will keep giving...a really good book.…

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Your 2018 Reading List: Part One

One of the questions I am most asked by my friends is ‘what should I be reading?’ Today, I am happy to answer that by providing your new reading list: the best books of 2018. I am even more thrilled that it’s also my reading list, as it comes courtesy of the wondrous Helen Whitaker.…

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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……