An other Canterbury tale, a short visit on a relaxed pace

Canterbury is a great destination from London for a day-trip or a weekend visit. Lively city with a stunning architecture, many student-tested pubs (process still ongoing) and public gardens. Travel objective for pilgrims in time honored classic "The Canterbury Tales" by G. Chaucer.

Beginners guide to the Terry Pratchett Discworld series

Thinking of getting started with reading this amazing Discworld series people are talking about. Here is an overview of the five main series to help you decide on the most suitable series line for you...

Literary place to visit in Yorkshire, the World of James Herriot

Celebrating the life and work of a best-selling author whose works warm humor and captivating stories also inspired the BBC series „All Creatures Great and Small“, the World of James Herriot is acknowledged as the best visitor attraction in Yorkshire...

Five authors to recommend to your teenager to read

Find out about five authors whose books you may have overlooked until now as a good book for teenagers to read. Handy for times when you are looking for a present for your teenager. Or when they should ask you for a reading recommendation...

„Dirk Gently’s holistic detective agency“ by Douglas Adams (book review)

Side characters include a horse (arguably the smartest being in the book), an ancient scatterbrain professor, surprisingly sensible girlfriend (probably at least as smart as horse), an obsessive boss, a selfish brat, ghosts, the last dodo, a Bach music and S. T. Coleridge...

Literary places– the Chabriéres wolf sanctuary and Gerrald Durrell’s “A Zoo in My Luggage”

British author and nature scientist, Gerald Durrell's dreamed of zoos be a safe haven and a breeding colonies for endangered species, instead of a Victorian horror shows. The Wolves of Chabriéres live in a sanctuary in west-France, an area where numbers of gray wolfs in nature had became dangerously low...

Literary places – Stephen King „Dolores Claiborne” and a full solar eclipse

In Stephen King's novel “Dolores Claiborne” story line is built around the expectancy of a solar eclipse and story culminates during the totality.  The expectation, a timing and means are all intertwined with this once in a lifetime natural phenomenon...