Covid-19 Operations Update April 12 2021Today, Monday 12th April 2021, many non-essential retail businesses are opening their doors to the public once again as lockdown restrictions start to ease across Wales. Unfortunately, we are not one of those due to extensive building work being undertaken at present. We are closed to the public until further notice. We are happy to say we are still operating online as per usual. Royal Mail is collecting our post the next working day after your order is processed.
European ParcelForce delays: there are significant delays using our courier, ParcelForce, to European countries due to customs and Brexit complications on the courier's part. Please only select this method of posting if you are not in a hurry to receive the book and are happy with a delay of what could be up to 2 months, possibly longer.
Please note Royal Mail has suspended delivery to a few countries – more information here: https://personal.help.royalmail.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/5317/~/international-incident-bulletin If your country is listed as ‘on suspension’ you are very welcome to order and we will ship as soon as we can.ParcelForce shipments are arriving outside of Europe albeit with a small delay due to Covid 19.
Did you know...French author Charles Perrault sadly died on this day in 1703. He is credited as being the founder of the Fairy Tale genre and many of the best known of today's tales, for...
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The Wye Valley Greenway
Being a keen cyclist – and having recently moved to Chepstow – I was excited to hear about the new Wye Valley Greenway. It opened on the 1st April 2021 and having walked it a couple of times I thought I’d share a little information about it! The cycle way follows the southern route of the Wye Valley Railway from Chepstow, starting at Sedbury, through to Tintern. Adam wrote a fascinating article on the Wye Valley Railway back in 2014. The...
Peter Pan In Scarlet by Geraldine McCaughrean
Peter Pan In Scarlet by Geraldine McCaughrean Sequel(s) – Definition: Subsequent development or the next instalment as of a speech or story; a continuation of a much-loved story and its characters, How do you feel about sequels when it comes to books? There are many sequels (and prequels) with authors devoting their careers to sharing stories that interweave and continue the tales around certain characters and places of their creation. Perhaps many of these would be called a 'series' of books, as...