I was never one for housework. I find is so time consuming and not hugely rewarding. I love that famous Quentin Crisp quote: "There’s no need to do any housework at all. After the first four years the dirt doesn’t get any worse." These days I can see the importance and satisfaction of having a [...]
I enjoy reading many different genres and being at 66 Book Club in Hemel Hempstead was like going to 'Book Heaven'. Upstairs, every single shelf within aisle upon aisle was piled high with pristine quality paperbacks. Down on the ground floor there were countless more books of all shapes and sizes. The question I had [...]
After graduating with a degree in Literature, bookselling seemed the obvious career choice given my passion for books and I got a job in Cecil Court selling antiquarian books. I spent many afternoons flicking through books like first edition Beatrix Potters and Alice in Wonderlands worth thousands! I just love being around books and now [...]
Millions of books are land filled each year, but Pete Hill explains how a simple idea has saved 100,000 books so far. Herts and Middlesex Wildlife have a more cunning plan to ensure that Hertfordshire is a top notch home for winter migrants. Tim Hill explains how.
In this episode, the Parents' Show talks about the best books for Christmas! We interview local school children, hear from bookshops and from world famous children’s author Stacy Gregg, all the way from New Zealand!