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When I die, please scatter my ashes in the Oxfam bookshop.

As it really is one of my favourite places in Aberdeen. Although, it seems likely I will then just be vacuumed up by a rather put-out staff member, who certainly didn’t volunteer with these sorts of goings-on in mind. 112 more words


Alice in Wonderland addiction #1

So, if you don’t follow me on instagram then you wouldn’t know about my love towards Alice in Wonderland. I decided, as my collection is growing rather fast, ill post blog update with new books or dolls or any other memorabilia i have obtained over time. 336 more words

Alice In Wonderland

Green Gables Estate Wedding

Dash and Drew had seen photos from a prior wedding we had been part of at Green Gables Estate. So they wanted a similar look in some of their decor to fit the vintage appeal of the space, and infuse their personalities into their day. 39 more words


Forrester's Boys & Girls Magazine, 1853

As you will soon see,

today I’ve posted

a poem from 1853.

Not much has changed

for a little kid,

who, at dinner,

still must… 159 more words


Review of Looking Backward 2000 – 1887, Part 3

Romance, 1887-style!  Or…was it 2000-style?

In the introduction to the 1915 printing of this book published in 1887, Sylvester Baxter describes the novel as “the ingenious device by which a man of the 19th century is transferred to the end of the 20th”, and notes that in the decade that followed its publication, the world was filled with the agitation it helped kindle. 1,881 more words

Book Responses

Antique Book Christmas Tree|Crafty Creations

For this Christmas project I reused Thanksgiving table decorations from around the house.  It is love and joy to have collected things from past yard sales that I can use as the moments come up. 77 more words


Any book restoration specialists out there?

Managed to get a first edition copy of Joseph Ritson’s Robin Hood: A Collection of all the Ancient Poems, Songs, and Ballads, Relative to that Celebrated English Outlaw… 44 more words