Books, News


Pleased to hear this morning that The Road to Civitella, 1944 – the Captain, The Chaplain and the Massacre has reached the shortlist of four books for the Hall & Woodhouse DLF Writing Prize (Dorchester Literary Festival). Looking forward to visiting Poundbury for the event at the Duchess of Cornwall on 18 July when the… Read More Shortlisted


Best on show in Bath

The Degree Shows are a wonderful showcase for the talent, skills and creativity of each graduating student, who have worked hard to evolve and to realise their ideas through creative practice. Anita Taylor, executive dean, Bath School of Art and Design It’s a privilege to support young artists by attending their exhibitions and buying their… Read More Best on show in Bath


Thank you, Mister Postman

An evening with Alan Johnson, The Wharf Theatre Devizes Two things I have in common with Alan Johnson: saving pocket money to buy my first guitar which came with a copy of Bert Wheedon’s Play in a Day; and working for the Royal Mail – in the capacity of a casual worker at Christmas. Not… Read More Thank you, Mister Postman