Caitlin

Blog 127: Christmas Books To Buy As Christmas Presents.

Christmas Comes To Moominvalley This is an exquisitely illustrated re-telling of Tove Jansson’s classic story The Fir Tree, in which the kindly Moomins are woken up from their winter sleep to be told that ‘Christmas’ is coming. The only trouble is, the puzzled Moomins have no idea who, or what ‘Christmas’ is . . . *** […]

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Caitlin

Blog 125: Great Books To Give As Gifts.

All over the country, there are words disappearing from children’s lives. These are the words of the natural world; Dandelion, Otter, Bramble and Acorn, all gone. A wild landscape of imagination and play is rapidly fading from our children’s minds. The Lost Words stands against the disappearance of wild childhood. It is a joyful celebration – […]

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Caitlin

Blog 124: What To Do If You Have Too Many Books.

Many people have been downsizing and decluttering their homes during the lockdowns. Like a lot of people, you may have a number of books that you have read and no longer want to keep. If you’re finding that you’re running out of shelf space, here are some options for you where you can move on […]

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Caitlin

Blog 123: Questions For A Fictional Bucket List.

Everyone has a bucket list, even if its just a mental bucket list they keep to themselves. Most bucket lists include, travelling to specific places or completing certain activities. Sky Diving, Whitewater Rafting, Swim With Dolphins are quite common goals on bucket lists. There are thousands of ideas out there on the internet for you […]

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Caitlin

Blog 122: My Favourite Childhood Book.

Every book lover I know is usually searching for that one long lost book they can vaguely remember owning as a child. Sometimes they remember parts of the title, sometimes they can remember the colour of the book and if they are lucky, they might remember the author. Often these books are so hard to […]

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Caitlin

Blog 120: An Evening With Robin Ince.

Would you like to meet Robin Ince? Comedian, actor and writer, Robin Ince is coming to Westwood Books in Sedbergh on Friday 26th November at 7pm. Well known for presenting ‘The Infinite Monkey Cage’ with Brian Cox. Robin has appeared on T.V., at Live Events and on Internet Podcasts. Robin has won several awards and […]

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Jen

Blog 119: 7 Tips For Writing Essays

What You Can Learn from My Essay Writing Process/University Experiences After having my nose to the grindstone for four months, I have finally finished all of my assignments for university. Due to an episode of poor mental health in the run up to my May deadlines, I had to ask for an extension until August, […]

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