A BOOK TO READ
Bizarre England: Discover the Country’s Secrets & Surprises (Michael O’Mara Books, £9.99) In his alternative trip around the country, David Long visits sites that are definitely not on the tourist trail – from devon’s gnome reserve to britain’s smallest pub. Showing us strange builds, mystical superstitions and surprising traditions, this is a guide like no other.
The Apple Orchard (Particular Books, £16.99) According to apple fanatic pete brown, man and nature unite in orchards to create “something more beautiful and fruitful than either could alone”. in his informative yet lyrical book, Brown explores the folklore of our most familiar fruit and discovers the significance of these cultivated fruit woods.