In the depths of winter, when icicles form on the window ledge and the bank of the river crisps with ground frost; what better way to allay the onset of hypothermia, than to head off to Rome for a mini-break?
Nothing says getting over winter blues like a big plate of piping hot pasta carbonara and a good book (I know, I know… we at Books@One have the life of riley!). For this delightful escape we have chosen one of our favourite cities.
Viva Italia and Ciao Roma!
That is about the extent of our mastery of the Italian language but still, what better way...
November - the penultimate month of the year, a time of ghosts and ghouls, souls and spirits.
Halloween at Books@One, the transition from October to November went down a treat (see what I did there). We had Harry Potter Story Time with garish goblins and ghastly ghosts (sorry...can't help myself), as well as our resident Witch (which we like best!).
So much wickedness in one spot got me thinking.
I just so happened, at the time of this big thinking, to be reading an article in the Irish Times (Linked Here) about Ireland's famous witches. I began to co...