Books & Films

Terry Pratchett: HisWorld Exhibition

Terry Pratchett: HisWorld Exhibition

Books & Films, Travel
When I heard about the Terry Pratchett exhibition being held at Salisbury Museum, being an avid Discworld fan I knew I had to go to see it. A trip down ... Read more
Tommy V Cancer – Book Review

Tommy V Cancer – Book Review

Books & Films
When author Tommy Donbavand was diagnosed with inoperable, stage 4 throat cancer, he set-up a blog in the hope of helping himself make sense of it all and that it ... Read more
No Cunning Plan – An Evening with Tony Robinson

No Cunning Plan – An Evening with Tony Robinson

Books & Films
Last Thursday, I spent the evening in the presence of none other than Baldrick! Oh okay, I attended An Evening with Tony Robinson organised by the wonderful Booka Bookshop in Oswestry ... Read more
An Evening with Johnny Herbert

An Evening with Johnny Herbert

Books & Films
To celebrate the release of his new autobiography What Doesn’t Kill You, Booka Bookshop organised An Evening with Johnny Herbert in Oswestry, Shropshire last Tuesday evening. Having previously enjoyed evenings ... Read more
Shetland Tea & Murder Mystery with Ann Cleeves

Shetland Tea & Murder Mystery with Ann Cleeves

Books & Films
Once again, Booka Bookshop in Oswestry proved themselves worthy of their UK & Ireland Independent Bookshop of the Year (2015) award when they put on the Shetland Tea & Murder ... Read more
An Evening with Damon Hill

An Evening with Damon Hill

Books & Films
When on a Wednesday evening back in July, my favourite bookshop announced ‘An Evening with Damon Hill’, I immediately booked two tickets without even checking the calendar. It’s not often ... Read more
Books & Bargains

Books & Bargains

Books & Films, Deals
This year I’ve been making the effort to get back into my reading. Having read 4 Discworld books by Terry Pratchett in a row, I’m now a quarter of the ... Read more

Holocaust Memorial Day – Recommended Reading

Books & Films
As it’s Holocacust Memorial Day, I thought I would share with you a couple of books which I would recommend reading. In fact, I think they are books which everyone ... Read more
An Evening with Mark Webber

An Evening with Mark Webber

Books & Films
It’s not every day you get to meet a former F1 driver courtesy of one of your favourite bookshops! Booka Bookshop in Oswestry, Shropshire hold a number of author and ... Read more

Review: Open the Cage, Murphy! by Paul O’Grady

Books & Films
Paul O’Grady (and his alter ego Lily Savage) has had quite a life, so perhaps it shouldn’t come as a surprise that ‘Open the Cage, Murphy!’ is not his first ... Read more