Learning to Fly Truth Fiction, Memoir and Magic

Learning to Fly

Publishing from the Heart as well as the Head …


Books that change our understanding of life

Fiction, Memoir and Magic

Beautiful Books from Acclaimed Writers


"This is masterful and should win several literary prizes"

Memoir and Journey

"Told with great skill ... both moving and inspiring" Pat Barker - winner of the Booker Prize


"Where has this book been all my life? I love it. It's perfect"


Honest, Poignant and Hugely Powerful


The Books

The Truth About Prison

“Different to any other book on prison. Compelling and quite breath-taking in its scope of insights, giving a voice to the only people that really know” – Erwin James  ...

A Gripping Free Short Story

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Magic – Book of Basics

In ancient times, powerful magicians and witches were scattered throughout every kingdom in these lands now known as Britain. But the Roman Empire’s conversion to Christianity brought forth a new...

Retraced: St Cuthbert’s Final Journey

They came in the 8th century to plunder and pillage, but in the 9th century, the Vikings came to conquer and stay. Fearing for their lives, the monks of Lindisfarne...

Shattered Images and Building Bridges

Tales of bravery and stupidity. Memories of better days.Recollections of being arrested and imprisoned. Poems of love and reflection. Honest, poignant and hugely powerful. “Prison strips you of everything while...


Told with courage, humour and love, Andalucia weaves past and present with great skill so the pace of the narrative never falters. A zest for life on every page that...

Wicca Teachings

“Where has this book been all my life? I have read many Wicca books and this one is by far the best. So easy to understand. It’s perfect.”            ...

Kicked Out

A novel to stand up alongside Irvine Welsh’s Trainspotting, offering a window into the youth of today. A fantastic book expressing the cynicism and dissatisfaction of those on the edge...

Camping at the North Pole

The perfect inspirational present for a child of any age – with both writing and artwork created by seven-year old Isla.   When Molly complained about her garden being too hot, she’d...