Just to reassure/warn everyone. There is a new Book Blog coming soon. I'm working on it now - it was delayed by my surgery - so stay tuned. Especially if you're interested in Gore Vidal's 'Chronicles of Empire' series.
So... We've been asked to sound out whether there is any interest in the shop hosting a Dungeons & Dragon's / Role Playing Game evening? At the moment we really are just throwing the idea out there to assess the levels of interest. We dont yet have any dates/times/costs in [...]
The Legion? In Pocklington? Well, ok not really… just the odd book or two. But this book is a masterpiece of research detail and appreciation of the Legion’s unique place in both French and indeed world military history. An aside before I go any further. A loooong time ago [...]
Creative Spaces My Story Since leaving full-time teaching and opening the book shop, I've become ever more convinced that reading and writing are essential elements of a happy life. Sadly, there is little room for independent reading and creative expression in schools as the curriculum becomes ever more restrictive. [...]
From 2016 onwards, the World Fantasy Awards Trophy looks like this: It was created by sculptor and artist Vincent Villafranca and represents all the trees of mythology - the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil, the Norse giant ash Yggdrasill, the World Tree and India’s cosmic tree Asvattha [...]