Once upon a time weekends were for partying, with a constant supply of new frocks, impossible shoes, make-up, booze, and friends. This lasted, as an impression if not a way of life, for about twenty years. Though marriage, motherhood and … Continue reading Confessions of a Weekend Reader
Being scolded for gasping with joy at the sight of so many books rather put me off libraries as a child, which may well have been the old bat’s intention. It seemed she believed the edifying power of books teetered … Continue reading Libraries Week
We are entering the last four days of the 20th Wigtown Book Festival – sniff – and I will finally get there tomorrow – hurrah! – I’ll let you know how I get on, it will include many bookshops and … Continue reading Festival Going
I’ve already said this, and I don’t think it can be said too often: the Wigtown Book Festival is twenty years old this year, and it’s set to be a tremendous event. The team have worked their little cottons right … Continue reading News from Wigtown: Two Weeks to Go!
The Wigtown Book Festival is 20 years old this year, and will run from 21-30 September 2018. There’s still time to book tickets! Continue reading News From Wigtown: 20 Years!