Category Archives: Thoughts

As the year turns… Reflections on 2014

I’ve been away and so this post is a tad belated, it being the 4th January already, but I’ve been thinking a lot about 2014 and what I want to do in 2015. On the whole, it was a pretty … Continue reading

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Josephine Pullein Thompson on Last Word, Radio 4

After Josephine passed away a couple of weeks ago it was lovely to hear that her life was to be commemorated by Last Word, Radio 4’s obituary programme.  I was asked about my memories of her and about her writing … Continue reading

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Come in, sit down, kick off your shoes and pour yourself a cuppa…

Welcome to my new online home.  Since we sold The Edinburgh Bookshop a week or so ago I’ve felt a little bit rootless without the anchor of opening hours and routines of stock ordering and shelving and talking to customers.  … Continue reading

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