'One Book a Month' campaign

May ‘One Book a Month’: Eco Book

Sorry this month’s ‘One Book a Month’ is a bit late. I’ve been a bit preoccupied with a few things lately (I’ll explain in my next post but a small hint: I may be about to take a new direction in life!). Anyway, despite its lateness, this One Book a Month holds a special place… Continue reading May ‘One Book a Month’: Eco Book

'One Book a Month' campaign

April ’One Book a Month’: Feeling like a kid again

This month’s One Book a Month task was extremely arduous. I walked three minutes from my front door and went to Emsworth’s only bookshop Bookends. (It’s a second hand bookshop but it’s an independent business and, like I said, it’s the only bookshop in the village, so it counts!) One of the things I love most… Continue reading April ’One Book a Month’: Feeling like a kid again

'One Book a Month' campaign

March ‘One Book a Month’: The smallest bookshop in the UK

The great thing about supporting local bookshops is that you discover hidden gems right on your doorstep. Yesterday I visited the smallest village bookstore in the UK as part of my ‘One Book a Month’ campaign. Hayling Island Bookshop is just a few minutes’ drive along the coast from me but I’d never come across it… Continue reading March ‘One Book a Month’: The smallest bookshop in the UK

'One Book a Month' campaign

‘One Book a Month’ campaign has lift off!

Today I kicked off my ‘One Book a Month’ campaign. MY MISSION: To support booksellers by buying one book a month from a local bookshop. THE RULES: The book must come from a real life book shop. Amazon and charity shops (my usual haunts) are strictly out of bounds. Today the bookshop in question was… Continue reading ‘One Book a Month’ campaign has lift off!

'One Book a Month' campaign

Feeding my book addiction

I have a serious book habit. I get through several books a week. But there’s a problem: I’m a writer. I don’t earn much money. So what do I do? Answer: I go to charity shops, or I turn to the dark side and order my books from the used books section on Amazon. But… Continue reading Feeding my book addiction