Posts Tagged: bookshop

On hidden gems and treasure

I went to a bookshop yesterday for the first time in a month or so. I wasn’t going to buy anything (really) – I was there to pick up a book for someone else, and my to-read pile is about

On hidden gems and treasure

I went to a bookshop yesterday for the first time in a month or so. I wasn’t going to buy anything (really) – I was there to pick up a book for someone else, and my to-read pile is about

On bookish activities

Now, I know that I said that I wouldn’t buy any more books until Christmas, but, really, it wasn’t my fault! I went to visit a friend in Port Lincoln over the weekend, and she took me to her local

On bookish activities

Now, I know that I said that I wouldn’t buy any more books until Christmas, but, really, it wasn’t my fault! I went to visit a friend in Port Lincoln over the weekend, and she took me to her local

On a book as an experience

It’s verging on the ridiculous now. In the month since I finished at the Moon Lantern Festival, I have bought at least a dozen books. That’s actually probably quite a conservative number. But I had to celebrate finishing my contract

On a book as an experience

It’s verging on the ridiculous now. In the month since I finished at the Moon Lantern Festival, I have bought at least a dozen books. That’s actually probably quite a conservative number. But I had to celebrate finishing my contract

Italo Calvino on Sections in a Bookstore

“Sections in the bookstore: – Books You Haven’t Read – Books You Needn’t Read – Books Made for Purposes Other Than Reading – Books Read Even Before You Open Them Since They Belong to the Category of Books Read Before

Italo Calvino on Sections in a Bookstore

“Sections in the bookstore: – Books You Haven’t Read – Books You Needn’t Read – Books Made for Purposes Other Than Reading – Books Read Even Before You Open Them Since They Belong to the Category of Books Read Before

On my bookish week

The last few days have been very booky, which, of course, I think is wonderful. I have spent the last five days in Melbourne, travelling over to do some training with Kid’s Own Publishing, the company you may or may

On my bookish week

The last few days have been very booky, which, of course, I think is wonderful. I have spent the last five days in Melbourne, travelling over to do some training with Kid’s Own Publishing, the company you may or may

On the Joy of Books

I went to have a look on my favourite second-hand bookstore’s website, A Book Affair, last night, and they had this lovely clip on their homepage, called the Joy of Books. This will make anyone who loves books feel warm

On the Joy of Books

I went to have a look on my favourite second-hand bookstore’s website, A Book Affair, last night, and they had this lovely clip on their homepage, called the Joy of Books. This will make anyone who loves books feel warm

On giving books a good home

I still haven’t told you about my latest trip to The Book Affair! I have been to it twice before, which I have talked about here and here, but it recently moved and was rediscovered by my Gran. We went

On giving books a good home

I still haven’t told you about my latest trip to The Book Affair! I have been to it twice before, which I have talked about here and here, but it recently moved and was rediscovered by my Gran. We went

On book piles and book shortages

Last weekend I went to grab a new book to read, and realised that not only has my pile of books next to my bedside table not gotten any lower (due to the hustle and bustle of preparing for the

On book piles and book shortages

Last weekend I went to grab a new book to read, and realised that not only has my pile of books next to my bedside table not gotten any lower (due to the hustle and bustle of preparing for the

The Globe Bookstore & Cafe, Prague

Visited this English Bookshop yesterday. Cosy & quaint, it has a vast range of classics and second-hand books. Not a lot of children’s books though! It seems that not a lot of English books for children are sold in Europe,

The Globe Bookstore & Cafe, Prague

Visited this English Bookshop yesterday. Cosy & quaint, it has a vast range of classics and second-hand books. Not a lot of children’s books though! It seems that not a lot of English books for children are sold in Europe,

On rescuing books

So I haven’t told you much about my new job at the Adelaide Fringe, which I have been enjoying for the past month. I’m working predominately on the Opening Night Parade.  I can’t tell you much yet (partly because I

On rescuing books

So I haven’t told you much about my new job at the Adelaide Fringe, which I have been enjoying for the past month. I’m working predominately on the Opening Night Parade.  I can’t tell you much yet (partly because I