Ian McEwan's 1978 novel The Cement Garden is short, gritty, and quite unsettling for a 2020s readership. Here's my mini review.
Literature isn't just written by stuffy, old, white men. Some of the greatest novels ever written are by BAME authors, and should be on all our bookshelves if we want to promote a more equal society.
Who knew that there is a microcosm of history hiding within the pollution and industry of Tilbury? English Heritage keep Tilbury Fort good as new.
If in Suffolk, a trip to Sutton Hoo is something you shouldn't miss. It combines history and nature, and is dog friendly too. Check it out!
Ever wondered how to take your own pilgrimage to the holy city of Canterbury? Check out how we did it for some inspiration!
Always thought Shakespeare was a bit rubbish? See if my 7 reasons to see a play at Shakespeare's Globe convinces you to give him another chance.