Posts Tagged: childhood

Anna Walker on where strange things can happen

‘I thought about stories shared in my childhood and what that meant to me. I could escape into a world of creatures that talked and strange things can happen. In our first house when I was a child, we had

Anna Walker on where strange things can happen

‘I thought about stories shared in my childhood and what that meant to me. I could escape into a world of creatures that talked and strange things can happen. In our first house when I was a child, we had

On fiction, fact, fantasy and truth

‘Of all the room in the house, the Little Bookroom was yielded up to books as an untended garden is left to its flower and weeds. There was no selection or sense of order here […] The Little Bookroom gathered

On fiction, fact, fantasy and truth

‘Of all the room in the house, the Little Bookroom was yielded up to books as an untended garden is left to its flower and weeds. There was no selection or sense of order here […] The Little Bookroom gathered

Zadie Smith on how to spend your childhood

‘When still a child, make sure you read a lot of books. Spend more time doing this than anything else.’ – Zadie Smith

Zadie Smith on how to spend your childhood

‘When still a child, make sure you read a lot of books. Spend more time doing this than anything else.’ – Zadie Smith

On the boy who has lived for 15 years

I wasn’t planning on talking about Harry Potter near so early, but we got a delivery in the bookstore today of a stand and a whole lot of stickers celebrating 15 years of Harry Potter. 15 years! This made me

On the boy who has lived for 15 years

I wasn’t planning on talking about Harry Potter near so early, but we got a delivery in the bookstore today of a stand and a whole lot of stickers celebrating 15 years of Harry Potter. 15 years! This made me