Cart 0

Get Ready for Windrush Day June 13, 2022 – Posted in: Book News, Windrush Day

Windrush Day Wednesday 22 June 2022 marks the fifth national celebration of Windrush Day. 74 years since the HMT Empire Windrush arrived at Tilbury Docks in Essex. The ship carried the first Caribbean migrants to the UK to help rebuild Britain after the Second World War. After the Second World War, the UK was in urgent need of repair. The Windrush Generation came over, largely from the Caribbean. They undertook a variety of jobs with Continue reading

Girl Power! 50(ish) Books to Empower Girls January 31, 2017 – Posted in: Book News, Our Favourites

Last weekend we saw millions of women (and men and children!) around the world take to the streets and march for gender equality.  Mr Trump’s election was the catalyst for the Washington march, but the protests in the UK and elsewhere also served to highlight the fundamental rights and freedoms of women, which continue to feel threatened in our 21st century society. Feeling inspired by friends and family attending marches around the world, I have put

Continue reading