Month: May 2019

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Author Event – Yeading library – Hillingdon

Bank Holiday Saturday, 4th May, a day of hailstones, strong, gusty winds, intense if  fleeting sunlight and something worryingly similar to sleet – yes, definitely a British Bank Holiday Saturday.  But also, for me, a day I spent at Yeading library, one of Hillingdon Libraries’ branches, for a unique event. Invited to speak as an...

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SO MANY BOOKS, TOO LITTLE TIME TO READ …

…except when I am at our house in Crete! And then, suddenly, the days seem to offer spare hours when simply reading begins to feel like a pleasurable obligation.  So what did I read during my recent visit? John Boyne’s latest novel, LADDER TO THE SKY. I’ve loved all his novels and this was compelling...