Nancy Blackett in “Country Life”: We Did Mean to Go to Sea

You can now read the Nancy Blackett feature article from Country Life magazine (July 12th, 2017) by: clicking on the images below – each one opens in a new tab or window, then click again on…

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The wonders of the Suffolk coast

Born in Woodbridge, Julia Jones has spent her life influenced by the people and places dotted along the shifting coastline between Lowestoft and the Blackwater. Her Strong Winds books – ostensibly for older children, but actually of equal appeal to adult readers – are both a homage to and a twenty-first century expression of the sense of exploration inherent in Arthur Ransome’s Swallows and Amazons series. Continue reading The wonders of the Suffolk coast

Grab your copy of the second edition of the Making of Swallows and Amazons from our Swallows and Amazons Shop

The second edition of Sophie Neville’s “The Making of Swallows and Amazons (1974)” is now available from the Nancy Blackett Shop. The newly revised edition has just been published… Continue reading Grab your copy of the second edition of the Making of Swallows and Amazons from our Swallows and Amazons Shop