Interests – Books, Films, Places….

I’ve begun a list here of the things I like, to include, Books, Films, Places, Painters, Music, Poetry. It is nowhere near complete and will be updated as things spring to mind. 

Childrens Books.

Winnie the Pooh – AA Milne

When we were six – AA Milne

Along the River Bank

Burglar Bill

Beatrix Potter

Enid Blighton especially The Magic Faraway tree

Alice in Wonderland – Lewis Caroll

The Oxford Book of Childrens Verse – Oxford Press

Skellig – Mark Almond

Narnia – The Lion the witch and the Wardrobe – CS Lewis


Adult Books

Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen

Brideshead Revisited – Evelyn Waugh

To Kill a Mockingbird

Wideacre – Phillipa Gregory

Rebecca – Daphne du Maurier

Diary of a nobody – Gogol

The quiet American – Graham Greene

The spy series – Len Deighton

Touching the Void – Joe Simpson

White Spider

James Herriot – Vet series

The Shell Seekers – Rosamunde Pilcher

Susan Howatch –  Series of books based on the church – Mystical Paths, Glittering Images etc


Breakfast at Tiffanys

The English Patient



Lake District

Sanibel Island


Norwegian Fjiords

The Pyranese

National Gallery

British Museum

Science Museum



Renaisance Art






The Oxford Book of Childrens Verse

T.S. Eliot’s Cat Poems

Kipling’s If

The way through the Woods


Tiger Tiger, Shining Bright

Eliot’s The Wasteland (parts of it)

Rupert Brooke – The Soldier

Flanders Fields – John McCrae

Robert Browning – Home Thoughts From Abroad

Disobedience , The Doormouse and the Doctor, The Lines and the Squares – AA Milne

The Light Brigade – Alfred, Lord Tennyson

The Walrus and the Carpenter – Lewis Carroll



  1. I love Burglar Bill. No one else I know has heard of it. I used to stomp all round the house saying ‘I’ll have that’.

  2. Hey, I used to read it to the Teen who loved it and I could barely escape out his room unless I read it! We also liked, Master Money – the millionaire, Mr Creep – the crook, Mr Tick – the teacher, Master Salt – the sailors son and heaven knows how many more of the series.
    I started the above, but have quite a few to add, but at least its a biginning! Hope you managed the sitemeter ok!

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