Look at these astonishing views from the Lantern Room high up at the top of the Belle Tout lighthouse …

Hello you. How’s it going? Last night we stayed at the Belle Tout lighthouse. This is a Georgian lighthouse on the edge of a four hundred foot drop on its own hill near Beachy Head in East Sussex, The Lantern Room is a wonderful space with 360 degree views of the South Downs, the SevenContinue reading “Look at these astonishing views from the Lantern Room high up at the top of the Belle Tout lighthouse …”

The Boy Who Gave His Heart Away

“An extraordinary true story told by a wonderful writer. I wish I could produce something as moving, engaging and beautiful as this.” Bryony Gordon Marc is a promising young footballer of 15, growing up in Scotland. A few hundred miles away in England, Martin is a fun-loving 16-year-old. Both are enjoying their summers when theyContinue reading “The Boy Who Gave His Heart Away”

Hear how a young man’s death broke the heart of an Irish island community, on the Great Blasket 70 years ago

Seventy years ago, a young man known as Seánín died on the Great Blasket, a remote island at the tip of the Dingle peninsula in County Kerry, Ireland. He was one of the few remaining strong, youthful men in an island community that had once been strong and vibrant and famous for its oral, storytellingContinue reading “Hear how a young man’s death broke the heart of an Irish island community, on the Great Blasket 70 years ago”

Is God Still An Englishman?

“A lyrical, almost elegiac taking of the nation’s spiritual temperature … absorbing and colourful … Moreton can make you laugh out loud, and generates a momentum that has you turning the pages wanting it never to end.” Peter Stanford in The Observer Exploring the dramatic changes to British culture, spirituality and national identity over theContinue reading “Is God Still An Englishman?”