Record your favourite regional words and phrases at Words Weekend in Gateshead.
In honour of Independent Bookshop Week, here is my guide to the five best indie bookshops in the North East.
UK workers are more stressed than ever so employers are increasingly looking for new ways to support the mental health of their staff. Could workplace book clubs be the answer?
Short story collections are the perfect companion for busy readers who don't have time to consume a hefty tome. Here are my picks for the best short story collections that can provide your fiction fix without the commitment.
A collection of Leonardo da Vinci's drawing is touring the UK to celebrate 500 years since the artist's death. Twelve drawings are right here in the north east so I went to Sunderland to check them out.
February may be the shortest month but there's still plenty of time to pack in some awesome books. Here are my picks for four great new books for February.