Like Your Jacket

What makes you reach for a book in a bookshop? Prompts you to turn it over to read the jacket copy on the back then open up the book, your attention caught… It may be true that you ought not to judge a book by its cover but the jacket […]

Isle of Avalon

Morgan le Fay by Anthony Frederick Sandys (1864)

In the south west of England, Glastonbury Tor is visible for miles all around, rising up like an island out of the surrounding flat and marshy landsĀ of the Somerset Levels. St Michael’s Tower stands on the top of Tor, and on this spot – in 1539 – Henry V111 had […]