11 July 2021

Once upon a time… Where does a story begin? Tolkien famously reported that a sentence flashed through his mind: “In a hole in the ground there lived a Hobbit.” This line became a doorway which he — and subsequently his many readers – stepped through to discover and grow to love Middle Earth and Elder…

27 June 2021

A Book and it’s Cover Don’t judge a book by its cover. A wise proverb, often applied to people more these days than books. When it was coined in the mid 1800s, book covers were plain – often merely the title. Today, however, the front of a book is carefully designed to signal it’s genre…