Re-reading Two of My Favourite Children’s Books

Did I feel a little weird stood in the children’s section of Waterstones scouring the shelves for my old familiar favourites? Of course. But I’ve been having a bit of an existential crisis lately: just two seconds ago I was a kid, with no worries or cares except finding the willpower to wake up forContinue reading “Re-reading Two of My Favourite Children’s Books”

Book Review: Margot Livesey’s “The Boy in the Field”

Admittedly, this is a book that’s been on my ever-growing ‘to-read’ list for a while now, having been given to me as a gift from my Dad for the sheer reason of “there’s a dog in it” (he read a review in the paper, claiming the dog was ‘the best character’). My Dad and IContinue reading “Book Review: Margot Livesey’s “The Boy in the Field””