Birdwatching walks in Bowland

Birdwatching walks in Bowland

The Forest of Bowland boasts Lancashire’s most beautifully dramatic landscapes, recognised by more than half of century as a designated Area of Outstanding Natural...
book review Kitchen Memories

BOOK REVIEW: Kitchen Memories by Elizabeth Drury and Philippa Lewis

Kitchen Memories by Elizabeth Drury and Philippa Lewis The National Trust, Paperback, £8.99 BUY THIS BOOK As the television beats our brains out with one...
Pastures New

BOOK REVIEW: Pastures New by Jenny Palmer

This is very much Jenny Palmer’s personal story so it is a bit parochial in the sense that it stays with her and the...
The Honey Trap

BOOK REVIEW: The Honey Trap by Mary Jayne Baker

By Mary Jayne Baker, HarperImpulse, Paperback, £7.99 BUY THIS BOOK Bingley author Mary Jayne Baker’s debut novel is a cleverly crafted tale with an unusual,...

BOOK REVIEW: Sweet Tomorrows

By Debbie Macomber Arrow, paperback, £5.99 BUY THIS BOOK It ought to be difficult opening a book that marks the final chapter in a series...
Because of you book review

BOOK REVIEW: Because of you

Because of you By Hélen Fermont Fridhem Publishing, paperback, £10 BUY THIS BOOK At 520 pages, this book is a little long for my liking,...

BOOK REVIEW: Hunting the Eagles

By Ben Kane Arrow, paperback, £6.99 BUY THIS BOOK Ben Kane has the ability to transform the reader into a member of the Roman Army...
Victoria Wood

Behind a pained smile – Victoria Wood

When Victoria Wood died in April this year, millions felt the loss deeply. It was announced to a shocked nation that she had died...
Preston city

Explore the vibrant history of Preston city… in 50 buildings

In recent weeks, it has been announced that three of Preston’s historical buildings are about to be renovated and transformed. The former Park Hotel...
bruce montague

BOOK REVIEW: The Book of Shakespearian Useless Information by Bruce Montague

The Book of Shakespearian Useless Information by Bruce Montague Metro Books, Hardback, 10.99 BUY THIS BOOK Any book with a title like this has got...