What a heartbreaking time, especially for Victorians. More than ever we need time out from the craziness.

Thank goodness for books. From picture books to door-stopper literary tomes, (Yes I loved The Mirror and the Light by Hilary Mantel) books bring such comfort. There’s only one thing better than books, and that is talking about books.

In today’s Portable Magic children’s author Dee White talks about Paris sewers and unexpected experiences that helped flesh out her novel, Beyond Belief.

Grab a cuppa, sit back and enjoy.