The Writer’s Museum, Edinburgh

How can a writer not go to a writer’s museum? This museum is dedicated to Famous Scottish writers, such as Robert Burns, and it’s free to go in! I loved the curly wurly staircase. Pressing or stamping At the very top of the museum is an example of the Ballantyne Press. Two brothers in Scotland …

Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, Edinburgh

The Camera Obscura itself is a ‘dark room’ at the top of the museum. Using a pole and mirrors and the sunlight, it reflects images from the outside, onto a concave table on the inside. The lady showing me today, said people in the 1600’s were so scared of this they ran out screaming. They …

Everyone has to start somewhere…

So, after Umming and aaahing about which blog to launch with first, I decided that I wanted to set the scene… Just to let everyone know what they can expect from More To Books and me. I am a passionate teacher who loves all things literary. When I transitioned to becoming a nanny, which I …