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Another part of my project is keeping a note of all the books I’ve read on paper.  This journal is just the right size so I don’t get intimidated by how much I have to write!

Books

Happy Friday

What will you be reading this weekend?

Books

Banned Books

Last month Kilburn Library had a display with the theme ‘Banned Books’, some of the books were really surprising such as Black Beauty (banned in South Africa during apartheid because of the world ‘black’ in the title) and Harry Potter (banned in parts of the USA as it was believe to promote witchcraft and ‘satanic practice’).  753 more words

Books

Dirty Words

“There are no dirty words. There are only dirty minds and dirty tongues, and these have imported a foul odor to what originally were mere descriptive terms for quite common experiences.” 319 more words

Library

Paul Morel and Travis Bickle: The World-Dissolving Melancholic Gaze

In Sons and Lovers (1913), D. H. Lawrence directs many glances at the Derbyshire landscape, often through his characters’ distinctive visions. Here is one, this time through Paul Morel: 490 more words

Philosophy

Week 59: Bathroom Books

It occurs to me that inanimate objects tend towards a sense of humour. The NorthernReader household had braced itself for the financial and physical onslaught of ripping out a lurid cloakroom and replacing it with a proper, glorious bootroom, with a huge sink for washing dogs as well as boots. 964 more words

Kisses in the Train - D H Lawrence

I saw the midlands
Revolve through her hair;
The fields of autumn
Stretching bare,
And sheep on the pasture
Tossed back in a scare.

And still as ever… 131 more words

Musings