Darnley Coffee House (Stirling)

It was an exceptionally gorgeous weekend here up North, so when a friend came up for a weekend visit we thought a day trip to Stirling would be in order. We hiked up Dumyat and had a brief wander in Stirling city, before resting our feet for a quick cream tea. The best tea place … Continue reading Darnley Coffee House (Stirling)

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The Lives of Christopher Chant – Chrestomanci 4

‘I can’t do magic, sir’, Christopher said. 'So can’t a lot of people. Some are born that way,’ Dr. Pawson bawled. 'Do better than that, Chant. Show me. Don’t do some magic and let me see.’ Yes yes yes! Here, at the end of February, we have made it to my absolute favourite Diana Wynne … Continue reading The Lives of Christopher Chant – Chrestomanci 4

The Magicians of Caprona – Chrestomanci #2

Wooh, welcome to the second installment of Chrestomanci month*! So if you follow us on Facebook, or Twitter, or Instagram (we are so modern and down with it), you may have noticed that this post came with its own personal drama. Don't worry though, the creative juices are flowing, and the book is still fresh in my mind! Also … Continue reading The Magicians of Caprona – Chrestomanci #2