The Curse of Keri?

23 October 2013

As a Brit who regards New Zealand as almost a second home, it was great to see Eleanor Catton win the Booker Prize for her … Read More

Look North

7 October 2013

There’s a feature on The Inn at the Top (revealing it’s real name, if you haven’t already identified it) on Look North on BBC TV … Read More

Reasons To Be Cheerful (Part 3)

6 October 2013

Talking to a couple of Waterstone’s shop managers while “on tour” in the last couple of weeks has given me more cause for optimism about … Read More