The Aardvark Blog

The Aardvark Blogger is always busy!

Lots going on with events and visitors to the bookshop. Not to mention plans for next year, markets and fairs, author events, live music and much more. Keep looking in to find out about everything that is happening in the bookshop in the middle of nowhere.

A is for Alibi, Ames, Allingham and Ambler9th January 2016

A is for Alibi, Ames, Allingham, and Ambler

No good detective story is without its suspects, and nothing is more critical to a detective’s procedure than working out flaws in a suspect's alibi. There are many great novels that feature creative use of the alibi (Sue Grafton even called the first of her alphabetical stories ‘A is for Alibi’), but my favourite is probably ‘The Hollow’ by Agatha Christie.

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Culture Vulture26th June 2014

Last week saw the Aardvarks in full culture mode, and the shop continued to be very busy every day. Tuesday we were invited to the Hereford College of Art Degree Show in  their new building on the campus of the National School for the Blind. The standard of both the decorative and fine art students is always very high, and we were impressed as always by the metal work, sculpture, textiles and fine art.

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