Thursday 4th of March 2021

Christmas Book List 2020

There are so many new books out to curl up with, and whether you want to keep them for yourself or gift to a loved one, here’s hoping one or two may find their way to my book shelf soon.

For Art’s Sake: Inside The Home of Art Dealers: Inside the Homes of Art Dealers

From New York to London, Paris to Monaco, the private residences of the greatest and most illustrious names in the art world boast some of the world ‘s most outstanding collections. This is a must for any collector or those who enjoy a good nosey!


More Than Just a House: At Home with Collectors and Creators by Alex Eagle

Another book to have a peek at the homes, tastes, and lifestyles of brilliant creatives around the world. 

I Am the Seed That Grew the Tree: A Nature Poem for Every Day of the Year – National Trust

This is such a lovely idea – a poem for ever day – and although it’s been around for a while, I’ve only just come across it. A wonderful gift for a small people and I just wish my own tribe were small enough to enjoy bedtime stories still.

A TASTE OF HOME: 120 Delicious Recipes from Leading Chefs and Celebrities

Bursting with recipes from the great and the good in aid of The Passage, which supports London’s homeless. This is one you may end up keeping for yourself.

Olive, Mabel and Me: Life and Adventures with Two Very Good Dogs by Andrew Cotter

Andrew Cotter is one of the most recognisable voices in sports broadcasting and if you haven’t discovered his instagram account of life with his dogs, you are missing out. 

Cook, Eat, Repeat: Ingredients, recipes and stories by Nigella Lawson

The latest tome from the Domestic Goddess is filled with new recipes as well as how cooking is woven through her life to evoke memories and emotions. 

The Repair Shop: Tales from the Workshop of Dreams by Karen Farrington

A lockdown treat has been discovering this TV show and the wonderful stories that come from the visitors to the Repair Shop looking to have a new lease of life injected in to special family treasures that might otherwise have been lost forever. A great gift for the fixer in your life.

Between the Covers: Jilly Cooper on sex, socialising and survival by Jilly Cooper OBE

Jilly Cooper’s much anticipated anecdotes from her newspaper days are as jolly and entertaining as you would expect and perfect for your best friend.

A Promised Land by Barack Obama

The highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama shares his journey from a young man to leader of the free world. I cannot wait to curl up with this from the man whose style, wit and diplomacy has been missed.

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