TRAILER – The City and The City

We've recently read China Mieville's The City and The City for not one but two book clubs this year and were absolutely thrilled by it. I podcast about it in January, before suggesting it to the Book Elf (@bookelfleeds) who mentioned it during our February podcast - and she's now passed it onto the Silent … Continue reading TRAILER – The City and The City

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Alan Rickman reciting Sonnet 130 

One of my favourite poems, read by an incredibly talented actor, who passed away this week at 69 years.  RIP Alan Rickman    

Musical interlude – George Ezra 

MINICINE – Westworld

Venue: Armley Mills Industrial Museum Canal Road Leeds West Yorkshire LS12 2QF Twitter: @MinicineYorks   Just in this second from watching Westworld at Armley Mills, courtesy of MINICINE - my first time attending one of their events - despite best intentions. The venue is absolutely amazing - a huge space - originally the world's largest woolen mill … Continue reading MINICINE – Westworld

LBC 3 Reads – Book 10 – The Return of the Soldier

#LBC3Reads Cafe 164 Date:  21st of February 2015 REA 16th of May 2015 Time:  11am - 1pm Address: Unit 2 Munro House, Duke St, Leeds LS9 8AG DISCUSSED -  THE RETURN OF THE SOLDIER REBECCA WEST BLURB The soldier returns from the front to the three women who love him. His wife, Kitty, with her cold, moonlight beauty … Continue reading LBC 3 Reads – Book 10 – The Return of the Soldier

LBCPuffins review book 19 – Tom’s Midnight Garden by Philippa Pearce

LBCPuffins Date: Wednesday 18th of February 2015 Time: 6:30pm Venue: White Swan Leeds  Tom's Midnight Garden by Philippa Pearce Lying awake at night, Tom hears the old grandfather clock downstairs strike . . . eleven . . . twelve . . . thirteen . . . Thirteen! When Tom gets up to investigate, he discovers a magical … Continue reading LBCPuffins review book 19 – Tom’s Midnight Garden by Philippa Pearce

LBC Dystopia – Book 10 – Divergent – Veronica Roth

LBC DYSTOPIA Venue: Crowd of Favours Date:  Tuesday 28th of October 2014 Time:  6pm - 8pm Address: Harper Street, LS2 7EA Tel: 0113 246 9405 DISCUSSING DIVERGENT VERONICA ROTH   * * * * * SPOILERS * * * * * * * * * * SPOILERS * * * * * * * * * * SPOILERS * * * * * … Continue reading LBC Dystopia – Book 10 – Divergent – Veronica Roth