Cholera Belts and Stockings: Louise Brown on the Cultivation of Difference in British India
The British in colonial India were obsessed with rank and status. The divide between the British and Indians was pronounced, but so too were the differences between classes of white people. A strict pecking order influenced every aspect of colonial life. It decided which club, if any, you could join, and which set you belonged […]Read More
Louise Brown – Books on My Bedside Cabinet
Career of Evil – Robert Galbraith I loved reading the Harry Potter books to my children and was disappointed when they no longer wanted a bedtime story, preferring instead to read the series themselves. I’m glad J.K. Rowling is now writing for adults after her phenomenal success in children’s fiction. I wouldn’t normally choose crime novels, but […]Read More
Win a three-month subscription to Bruu: The Gourmet Tea Company!
It’s National Tea Day! What better way to celebrate AND mark the publication of Louise Brown’s debut, EDEN GARDENS than with a competition to win a three-month subscription to Bruu. The subscription provides you with a box of three gorgeous teas to sample each month, with enough for forty cups to enjoy with a good book […]Read More
The 2016 debuts we’re (very) excited about
You’d think that with Christmas being over and the fact it’s probably time to contemplate the January detox, we’d be starting to get the blues about now… But we’re actually feeling rather smug because 2016 is set to be a mammoth year for debuts. It can be tempting to stick to your favourite authors that […]Read More