Gail Simmons describes her journey through Holmer Green, a sleepy little village that still reflects traces of its agricultural history.
Gail Simmons recalls her journey following in the footsteps of Robert Louis Stevenson, almost 150 years after he first alighted from the train at High Wycombe station.
The moment Jonathan Scott became ‘the bloke the cheetah crapped on’
If any single book has immortalised the Thames in literature, it’s Three Men in a Boat (1889).
Author Rosie Whitehouse tells the story of Italo Calvino, one of Italy’s greatest novelists.
Mary Shelley’s summer on the Golfo dei Poeti was not as idyllic as you might think.
There are many places and features around Oxford that crop up in Lewis Carroll’s books.
Jane Austen lived and wrote in Bath for a number of years.
In this extract from his newly published autobiography, Jonathan Scott illustrates his quest to photograph the Mara Buffalo Female.
The name Simon Evans isn’t a household one, but the author, poet and broadcaster would have been well known in his day.
The tiny viallge of Great Bolas is unremarkable – apart from one story.