The Mottisfont Chronicle

Written in 2015, ‘The Mottisfont Chronicle; Arrival’ is the disturbingly prescient story of schoolteacher Gerry Morris’s struggle to protect his family during the outbreak of a deadly virus. As the veneer of civilisation is eroded by a disease from which only one...

The Four Marks Murders

Four Marks author Chris Heal normally writes international thrillers and serious histories. However, as a 100th birthday present for his mother, he agreed to an unusual anniversary request – a book of twenty local murders, each story carefully researched and...

Classic Heidelberg printing at Sarsen Press

The Original Heidelburg letterpress machine that we ran in the 1980’s  was a Platten which used raised metal lettering to make the print from. The pages would be laid out by hand from thousands of tiny metal lettering pieces. We used this system alongside our...

Thames Ramble

Tony Hill reviews “Sweet Thames Run Softly” by Robert Gibbings  One of the advantages of charity and bookshops being closed is that I am having to choose books from my shelves to read, so I’ve just finished “Sweet Thames Run Softly”...