Happy Star Wars Day!

Library love

My cousin shared this on Instagram and I love it! In fact I’ve some books to return to the library this week!

Refugees not criminals


#LBCWSwan – May and June picks

Our next two #LBCWSwan books are as follows: 8th May - The Once and Future Witches by Alix E. Harrow12th June - The Echo Wife by Sarah Gailey The Once and Future Witches by Alix E Harrow In 1893, there's no such thing as witches. There used to be, in the wild, dark days before … Continue reading #LBCWSwan – May and June picks

A poem shared by my mum

Earlier this week, my mum sent me a poem called You Are Enough by Sarah Crossan. It’s from a book that a beloved family friend had wanted to share, but sadly, we lost her last year. Her son brought it over as a belated Christmas present and it is such a wonderful gift! This poem … Continue reading A poem shared by my mum

Proper bookshop

Today has been such a lovely hectic day. We have had a lot of fun in that there London and one of the highlights was visiting this gorgeous book shop called Hatchard. We a lovely half hour exploring and delighting in their displays, the wide selection and the wonderful atmosphere.  And of course I went … Continue reading Proper bookshop


We will be moving todays book club until April 23rd as I’m still in the resting stage of recovery. Thanks to all for being so understanding! Date: 23rd April 2022Time: 12.30pm Venue: ZoomBook: Less - AS Greer

POST-PHONED – again, #LBCHorsforth

Afraid that I’m going to have to rearrange tonight book club again, as still feeling the after effects of covid. Apologies to all and thanks in advance for your understanding. Date: 13th April 2022Time: 7:30pmVenue: zoomBook: Sal - Mick Kitson Stay safe out there. If you can, avoid covid. It’s not much fun. 👍


Unfortunately, while I’m recovering all nicely, it’s taking some time. As a result, LBC White Swan will also need to be post phoned for a week. Apologies to all for the inconvenience. Date: 20th March 2022Time: 6pmVenue: via zoomBook: The House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune


Due to illness, #LBCHorsforth is being rearranged to next week. Date: 16th March 2022Time: 7:30pmVenue: zoomBook: Sal - Mick Kitson