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End of the Snowboard Season

We’re well into April now and the winter snow has turned into spring slush. My legs have never been this achey - I spent over an hour and a half foam rolling my quads last week. 354 more words


Pests and other book related misery (2): mould

Mould is unfortunately a very common problem in book collections. It often manifests itself as fluffy white growth on the outside of a binding or on the edges. 415 more words

Historic Libraries

Anthony Dowd Bookbindings Now Online

The Anthony Dowd collection of modern British bookbindings is one of the finest and most representative collections of its kind. Over a period of thirty-five years, through purchase and by directly commissioning binders, Anthony Dowd acquired one hundred bindings by some fifty leading makers. 132 more words

Printed Books

Make Simple HTML Page from Vala

Lets start with simple scenario. Here is a sample code, which I try to combine JavaScript to call a function contained in a program written in Vala. 419 more words


Pests and other book related misery (1): bugs

Occasionally, I come across books which have served as a meal for some species of bug. Usually, this is historic damage, but it is always good to be on the look-out for more recent attacks. 430 more words


White is the Colour of Innocence and Irony

The falseness of the white lie
Would be humorous
If not for the cruel trick
Being intrinsic for their nature.

We don’t even call them lies… 85 more words