|My son meets children's author Katherine Rundell,|
who researched her latest novel The Explorer
on an expedition to the Amazon rainforest
It has been exhilarating, mind-blowing, delightfully informative and, at times, a little exhausting. My conduit for this dizzying tour of culture was the Henley Literary Festival, a book fest that pops up every autumn like a mushroom in my back yard.