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.
Three decades of total devotion by a single man forever changed the destiny of more than 50 towns in the regions of Aysén and Chiloé.
Justin Walker’s The Dictator’s Highway eloquently describes why to embark on a journey down the Carretera Austral.
Luisa Ludwig’s book Curanto y Kuchen contains an insightful and charming personal account of the lives of the early settlers and this isolated region.
Alex Robinson introduces two of the medieval world’s greatest philosophers: Averrões and Ali Ibn Arabi.