The Peacock Summer by Hannah Richell

I picked this book up in a library in an old manor called The Kandy House in Sri Lanka on a day when rain stopped play and sunbathing. Coincidentally the main ‘character’ of this story was another manor house but this time in England and this time called Cloudsley in deepest Chilterns country. Maggie pulls herself away […]

Carte Postales by Victoria Hyslop

What could be better than reading a book that inspires you to travel when you are already a  wanderluster….? I did just that recently when in Casa Heliconia, Sri Lanka. It had been some years since I had read Victoria Hyslop’s The Island so kicking my heels and awaiting the airline to deliver my Lost Luggage I was […]

A chat with Dinah Jefferies

Thank you so much to Dinah Jefferies for agreeing to feature on the Author’s Chats strand. I’m a keen traveller and in particular love Asia so combining my love of travel with a top read  ticks the box more than twice over with Dinah’s books.  I have asked Dinah a few questions and here is what she […]