Inspiring Older Readers
The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam posted on 06 Oct 2015
There are literally hundreds of editions of The Rubaiyat but this one, published by Siegle, Hill & Co is my favourite.
John Martin Apocalypse Now! posted on 29 Sep 2015
Back in 2011 whilst on a visit to Newcastle Upon Tyne, I had an afternoon to kill taking in the sites of the city....
Gonzo : The Art posted on 20 Sep 2015
I can't remember exactly when I first encountered a Ralph Steadman drawing but I do remember exactly what I thought : wow!
The Jazz Loft Project posted on 20 Sep 2015
I love jazz and I love photography and this book (published in 2009) brings those two passions crashing together.
Drawn From Paradise posted on 14 Sep 2015
Anyone who knows me will be happy to confirm that I am not by instinct an outdoors sort of person....
Inferno by William Blake posted on 11 Sep 2015
Blake can be difficult, especially if you have to deal with his own extraordinary mythology. Here though ,,,,
Pens and Needles posted on 03 Sep 2015
This fantastic book is not only a glorious collection of literary caricatures but, for me, a trip down memory lane.
Sleeping With Ghosts posted on 05 Aug 2015
Sleeping With Ghosts: A life's work in photography by Don McCullin In my late teens and twenties I was bewitched by photography and the legends of the grea
Jazz Seen by William Claxton posted on 03 Aug 2015
William Claxton's classic photographs of the US jazz scene of the post-war years are luminescent and evocative. The black and white prints - which glow off
The Public Library : A Photographic Essay posted on 31 Jul 2015
The Public Library : A Photographic Essay by Robert Dawson At a time when the whole public library movement is under unprecedented threat ..