Historic Scotland

We meet Claire and Frank Randell just after the war when they go on holiday to Scotland. Frank is fascinated by family genealogy, local customs and tales of pagan ritual at a nearby stone circle and t... Read More

Best Books of 2018

The Guardian publishes the bestselling books of 2018 and what they regard as the best books of the year. Goodreads have a similar poll with various categories. What they tend to have in common is they... Read More

Is money the root of all evil?

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Too Jewish by Patti Friedman Bernie is the German Jew who escaped Nazi Germany before the war. He wants to be an observant Jew, but when he meets and marries Letty his Jewish observance is eroded. For... Read More

A book for Easter

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The Shack by William P Young The most striking thing about this novel is its vivid description and profound insight. Mack’s story is told by a friend, presumably to give objectivity and authenticity... Read More