for June, 2020

In-house adventures

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With staycations on the cards and rainclouds in the forecast, books will hopefully be playing a big part in the summer holidays. What better way to escape when you can’t escape? You can travel to South America with Eva Ibbotson (Journey to the River Sea) or to the Australian outback with Geraldine McCaughrean (The Middle […]

Arts Counsel

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The footage of the UK Health Secretary putting his arm around a colleague as he entered the House of Commons, after telling everyone for months to social distance, has caused unsurprising criticism in the media, and in me too. I had to laugh when Matt Hancock told the BBC he was ‘so sorry for a […]