Astley Book Farm, Nuneaton, West Midlands, England. I’ve visited many

Astley Book Farm, Nuneaton, West Midlands, England. I’ve visited many bookshops in every place we go to but this place was simply the best shop for book lovers! It’s all second hand. The owner told me she only buys good books and I saw this throughout. The fiction section is huge. All of Carer’s books […]

Most anticipated read this summer or year for me! Non

Most anticipated read this summer or year for me! Non – fiction seems to be shedding the memoir sometimes negative connotation. I’ve started reading this. It’s very true. The first piece of writing explores the author’s thoughts and life dealing with their father’s alcoholism. #nonfiction #notesToSelf #tramppress #whatiamreading #rozzie

Reading Brokeback Mountain, a short story collection by Annie Proux.

Reading Brokeback Mountain, a short story collection by Annie Proux. Finished The mud below last night. Annie is a pro at story structure and making the reader almost cry at the rawness of her characters’ lives. This story is about a young rodeo in Wyoming. A journey story where the protagonist searches for meaning in […]

Books are gorgeous but this book is just divine. The

Books are gorgeous but this book is just divine. The illustrations, the cover, the inset, the feel.. Oh and the writing! I attended the talk on #griefisthethingwithfeathers with Max Porter, Cillian Murphy and Enda Walsh at Borris 2018. A cosy, creative chat was had. All the lads seemed to connect within their work on the […]

Stinging Fly Magazine celebrating their first 20 years from 1998-2018

Stinging Fly Magazine celebrating their first 20 years from 1998-2018 with this super thick volume of short stories. First up is the big vocab kinda guy, Colin Barrett and his story “Let’s go kill ourselves”. This is a treat for me, and could be for you too. Oh, readers of short and good fiction. . […]

Reading the future, new writing from Ireland. Published to celebrate

Reading the future, new writing from Ireland. Published to celebrate 250 years of the brilliant Bookshop, Hodges Figges. Simon Lewis, my modest poet has a gorgeous, gorgeous poem about one of the best days of our lives in it too! Inside we have all sorts of writing from short stories, poetry, crime, children’s writing, Irish […]

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