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Goodbye, Merry Christmas…

The school term is not finished and Christmas has not yet quite begun. There is a small dip in between and we are all in it. 798 more words

Looking for Books from Tulkens in Brussels

A guest-post and a request for help from Mark R. Godburn, author of “Nineteenth-Century Dust-Jackets” (Private Libraries Association & Oak Knoll Press, 2016).

When the Tulkens bookshop in Brussels closed in 2008, there were thousands of books in storage that were a century or more old but still in new condition. 254 more words


London – Bloomsbury 2

The two protagonists, Connie and her sister-in-law Flora, in Liz Byrski’s “Family Secrets” (see previous blog), stay in a hotel overlooking Russell Square. The view from their hotel window takes in the fountain in the centre of the Russell Square garden.


Monday Night Inspiration: Bookish Delights

Since we have, according to the wheels of consumerism, 26 shopping days left until Christmas, I’ve been thinking about thoughtful gifts for people that don’t break the bank. 382 more words


Firestar, Tigerstar, Leafpool and Jayfeather

A divine young reader said that she can read a book per night. She is reading all of the Cat Warriors. When she tells me about… 101 more words