The Stonemason

The Stonemason

In The Stonemason: A History of Building Britain, Andrew Ziminski takes us on a history of building in Britain, beginning with our Neolithic ancestors through to our modern age. A…
The Sensitive Son

The Sensitive Son

I often wonder what inspires an author to write on a particular topic, what is it that ignited that initial spark that launched the adventure of a new book? For…
Eothen

Eothen

“It so happened that most of the people with whom I had anything to do during my stay at Cairo were seized with plague, and all these died.” Eothen, by…
Irreplaceable

Irreplaceable

I first happened across Julian Hoffman earlier this year whilst supporting the campaign to stop the ill-advised M4 Black Route around Newport. The campaign was getting headier and I’d heard…