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Lavinia Goes Local

This is a very exciting week for me. As someone who’s lived a life online and who, until now, has only had my books for sale online, this is a watershed moment for me. 223 more words

Ouky Douky Coffee - Prague

Ouky Douky Coffee is one of my new favourite places in Prague. So far I have only managed a couple of visits, but can’t wait to hang out there more. 361 more words


…all of the letters of Henry Handel Richardson…

I am asked for The Shorter Oxford Dictionary, both volumes and published before 1970 before all the stupid words came in.  I am asked for… 500 more words

London – Waterstones Bookshop

Waterstones Bookshop in Gower Street, Bloomsbury has an extensive travel section. We were looking for books about walks in and around London and we chose from a large selection, “Walks for all Ages in Greater London” by Ardella Jones, to use when we next visit London.


Weekend and where I buy books.

I’m lucky enough to live in a city which has an excellent network of public libraries and I make frequent visits to them, however I also buy books. 698 more words


London – Stanfords Bookshop

Very close to the Agatha Christie memorial (see previous blog), in Long Acre is Stanfords Bookshop which specialises in travel and maps. The founder, Edward Stanford, began producing maps in 1853. 38 more words


Compressed Storytelling

So, I live within walking distance of a Barnes and Noble.  I made visits at least once, if not more, a month.  It was a spacious two level store.  531 more words