Book Review: ‘Love of Country: A Hebridean Journey’ by Madeleine Bunting

‘’Many people travel in search of the exotic and the unfamiliar. I was travelling in search of home, in the hope of knowing and understanding where I could call home.’’ Love of Country tells the story of several journeys made by Madeleine Bunting to the islands off the west coast of Scotland, known as the … Continue reading Book Review: ‘Love of Country: A Hebridean Journey’ by Madeleine Bunting

Book Review: ‘H is for Hawk’ by Helen Macdonald

Before reading this book I knew very little of the life of TH White, acclaimed author of The Sword in the Stone (1938) and schoolmaster at Stowe for many years. He is a central character in Helen Macdonald's story, for he was a trainer of hawks, and published The Goshawk, with a mixed reception, in 1951. Macdonald read … Continue reading Book Review: ‘H is for Hawk’ by Helen Macdonald