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almost english

Did you get your copy of Almost English?

If you received a copy of our April book pick, please do add your questions to the author, Charlotte Mendelson.

local callout

From craft groups to cake shops, plumbers to parks, Gransnet Local has it covered.


Forums, books and, of course, cake. Register here.


Picnic salad recipes

Here are some of our favourite salad recipes. What better for eating al fresco?

julio iglesias

Julio Iglesias Q&A

Leave your questions for the best selling Latin superstar by 29 April.

richard overy

Professor Richard Overy Q&A

Author and historian, Professor Richard Overy answers your questions on the World Wars.

arrow John Child on the turning points in history.

Is that spring?

We're taking advantage of the sunshine at GNHQ. Out in the garden planting bulbs*. *drinking Pimms.

arrow Garden centres - branching out?


Gransnet and Heartbleed

We'd like to reassure gransnetters that the site has not been affected by the Heartbleed bug.

arrow Read our statement.
invisible woman

The Invisible Woman Q&A

See what The Invisible Woman had to say about fool-proof fake tan and the dreaded Spanx...

arrow Browse our other style and beauty Q&As.

los alamos

The Wives of Los Alamos

A look ahead to our May book of the month and a chance to win one of 150 copies.

arrow Read our author webchats.
bunting festival

Literary festivals

Take a look at our picks of the best book festivals across the country.

arrow Find your local site. 

Heather Reyes

For the love of books

When Heather Reyes was being treated for a serious illness, it was reading that got her through.

arrow Read our previous blog posts.



Tell us about your stay

Had a fabulous holiday? Write a review about your accommodation, eateries and days out.

arrow Catch up on our travel Q&As.