Christmas presents: buy a book for Xmas - preferably from Cogito Books!
Aside from home made jam I will be giving books for Christmas! My thanks to Clare and the team at Hexham's only independent bookshop for solving my Christmas present buying problem in a 20 minute mad scramble on Friday evening. If you buy only one book this Christmas try and buy a Paul Torday book in memory of the upper North Tyne's foremost writer, who sadly passed away last week. He was universally respected both in Tynedale and beyond. If you do not believe me then read the review of the Guardian, who could not have been more complimentary: