The Blackbird Diaries

Katharine Norbury reviews Karen Lloyd’s The Blackbird Diaries (paperback, 224 pages, and out now with Saraband). When we think of Cumbria, we probably picture the bleak, magnificent, sheep-cropped mountains that were both home and inspiration to Coleridge, Wainwright and Wordsworth. Melissa Harrison got the idea to write Rain while walking from Keswick to Threlkeld along … Continue reading The Blackbird Diaries