I Can’t Stay Long – Laurie Lee

21 Jan 2019 – currently reading, more to come. Laurie Lee’s poetic reminisces are a refreshing change from the usual rose-tinted ramblings of those who have embraced every aspect of modern culture – the new cars, the TVs, once-a-week supermarket shopping and a fridge full of abundance and variety – yet yearn for a past […]

All God’s Children Need Travelling Shoes – Maya Angelou

15th January 2019 – currently reading this book; more updates to follow. This is the fifth book of Maya Angelou’s seven-part autobiography. I’ve been working through them over the last couple of years, allowing time between each, but then devouring over two or three days as soon as I have one gripped in my hands. […]

Footnotes : How Running Makes Us Human – Vybarr Cregan-Reid

When Vybarr Cregan-Reid set out to discover why running meant so much to so many, he began a journey which would take him out to tread London’s cobbled streets, climbing to sites that have seen a millennium of hangings, and down the crumbling alleyways of Ruskin’s Venice. Running is a new interest of mine, something […]