Posts Tagged: old books

On preserving words

Wednesday afternoon, I went to the British Library. I fully intending to wander around the whole thing, but ended up spending an hour and a half in the ‘Treasures of the Library’ exhibit. There were original manuscripts from Jane Austen, Charlotte

On preserving words

Wednesday afternoon, I went to the British Library. I fully intending to wander around the whole thing, but ended up spending an hour and a half in the ‘Treasures of the Library’ exhibit. There were original manuscripts from Jane Austen, Charlotte

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 resilience in the face of fading and splodges

Everyone loves new things – new car, new clothes, new phone, new anything. But there is also something special about old things. Things that have lasted, that have survived, that have knocks, or creases, or faded, or something to show

On resilience in the face of fading and splodges

Everyone loves new things – new car, new clothes, new phone, new anything. But there is also something special about old things. Things that have lasted, that have survived, that have knocks, or creases, or faded, or something to show

On Book Affairs

The last time my friend Themis and I spent the day together, we had an awesome time down at Port Adelaide at an art class, discovering flea markets and seeing a whole lot of yarn bombing. Today, we went to

On Book Affairs

The last time my friend Themis and I spent the day together, we had an awesome time down at Port Adelaide at an art class, discovering flea markets and seeing a whole lot of yarn bombing. Today, we went to