A Hidden Gem – The Portico Library

It's late morning on a Saturday and the city centre of Manchester is brimming with activity. The streets are filled with people with things to do and places to be. The shop tills ring, the cappucino machines squeal, and delicious smells waft their way from street food vendors. It is unashamedly vibrant, outspoken and proud; …

Continue reading A Hidden Gem – The Portico Library

Advertisements

An Evening with Edmund de Waal

"Bright earth, Fired earth": Travels with Porcelain. Perhaps not a riveting title for a talk unless you're a ceramics enthusiast, but for me it represented a chance to hear from a writer who I feel a creative kinship with. I finished reading The Hare with Amber Eyes last month; a rare book and an even …

Continue reading An Evening with Edmund de Waal