Posts Tagged: bookstores

On beautiful bookshops

It is not long now until I embark on a long and exciting adventure throughout Europe, working, playing and travelling for four and a half months through London, Paris, Edinburgh, and lots of amazing places in Spain, Italy, Greece and

On beautiful bookshops

It is not long now until I embark on a long and exciting adventure throughout Europe, working, playing and travelling for four and a half months through London, Paris, Edinburgh, and lots of amazing places in Spain, Italy, Greece and

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

On shiny new books

I know I write quite often about old books, and how I have a growing appreciation for old and second-hand books, but I also have a love of new books. They don’t have to be new in the strictest sense

On shiny new books

I know I write quite often about old books, and how I have a growing appreciation for old and second-hand books, but I also have a love of new books. They don’t have to be new in the strictest sense

Mark Twain on rooms of books

“In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.”  – Mark Twain

Mark Twain on rooms of books

“In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.”  – Mark Twain

On judging books by their beautiful covers

I am about halfway through Frances Hodgson Burnett’s ‘The Secret Garden’, and finding it a lovely read. What makes  this book more enchanting is the edition that I am reading. It is a beautiful illustrated version that I got for

On judging books by their beautiful covers

I am about halfway through Frances Hodgson Burnett’s ‘The Secret Garden’, and finding it a lovely read. What makes  this book more enchanting is the edition that I am reading. It is a beautiful illustrated version that I got for