Inspiring Older Readers
Something Wicked from Japan posted on 02 Jun 2022
This extraordinary book, in both English and Japanese, is a superb introduction to ‘Ghosts, demons & Yokai in Ukiyo-e Masterpieces’ as the subtitle
Birmingham #2 1970s & 80s posted on 05 May 2022
This second instalment of Brian Homer’s Photozine series sees the photographer and designer continue to open his extensive archive of images
Jane Eyre posted on 10 Apr 2022
In her introduction to this Enitharmon Edition of Portuguese-British artist Paula Rego’s illustrations for Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre....
The Pilgrim’s Progress posted on 27 Mar 2022
"The Pilgrim’s Progress: from this world to that which is to come delivered under the similitude of a dream" by John Bunyan has never been out-of-print
Saltley, Birmingham 1978 & WELD Carnival Handsworth 1979 posted on 02 Mar 2022
In January of this year I was delighted to get the chance to review a new photozine from the Birmingham-based photographer and designer, Brian Homer.
The Faber Gallery posted on 13 Feb 2022
I recently came across a rather distressed copy of a large format (10” x 12”) card-covered introduction to the work of William Blake
Madman’s Drum: a novel in woodcuts posted on 30 Jan 2022
American artist, Lynd Ward (1905 – 1985) was a master of the woodcut print...
Birmingham 1970 posted on 19 Jan 2022
When I heard that this first Photozine had become available from designer/photographer, Brian Homer, I was eager to get my hands on a copy
Stanley Lewis posted on 23 Dec 2021
Discovering artists that you’ve never heard of before is always a treat.
Joan Hassall: book illustrator posted on 14 Nov 2021
Not so long ago – two or three years maybe – I had the good fortune of coming across the boxed, Folio Society collection of the novels of Jane Austen