Tag: horatio clare

Books for autumnal weather

Well, that heatwave was something, wasn’t it? I for one love reading in the heat, but there’s no doubt that the best time for curling up with a book is in autumn, when it’s raining outside and you …

My favourite books of the year so far

We’re a little over halfway through the year now, and I’ve been enjoying seeing other people’s lists of their favourite books so far, so I thought I’d make one myself! Here are the books that I’ve really enjoyed …

Summer book haul

It’s been a while since I last did a book haul, and that isn’t because the books have stopped coming in – far from it! In fact, Last month my mum came to visit and we built a …

22. ‘Icebreaker’ by Horatio Clare

I bought Horatio Clare’s love letter to sea ice, Icebreaker, after seeing him talk about it at the Hay Festival last month. Actually, I’ve been wanting to read his work for a while, ever since I saw him interview Philip Pullman …

Philip Pullman in conversation with Horatio Clare

A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to go and see Philip Pullman, the creator of His Dark Materials, in conversation with travel and nature writer Horatio Clare in Cardiff’s Millennium Centre. The two of them talked, …