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Something New

Recently I’ve lost my patience or passion for writing. There is so much that I’ve been wanting to share with you but the thought of tapping away on a keyboard has lots it’s appeal. 136 more words


So much for good intentions...

There is a reason I don’t sign up for TBR-only reads or book-buying bans – and that’s amply illustrated by the results of a post-Christmas hop up to London to meet up with my dear friend J… We weren’t able to get together in December owing to a variety of circumstances, and so a plan to hit London in January, taking in bookshops and sales, was hatched. 658 more words

The Good Immigrant

Go back to your own country. Curry bastard. Rag head. Job thief. Corner-shop prick. Paki. Get out. All tirades of abuse that I’ve heard in my lifetime, on multiple occasions. 426 more words


New Year, New Books

At the beginning of last year I resolved, among other things, to read more and I’m happy to say it’s one of the few resolutions I’ve maintained long after the last embers of 2016 died out.   1,416 more words


Bookshop in December 2016

Some more of my book cover designs spotted in various bookshops this December 2016:

The Double Life of Mistress Kit Kavanagh PB, Marina Fiorato.

Battlefield of the Mind… 24 more words

Book Design

Bookish British Vacation: Book Stores & Historic Library

My recent trip to Britain had a decidedly bookish flair.

We visited some sights made famous by C.S. Lewis and Tolkien, as well as some places with Harry Potter connections. 253 more words


Eight Bookshops of London

From big to small, independent to chain, secondhand to new, London has it all when it comes to brilliant bookshops. Earlier this month, I took the opportunity to explore some of them on Bookshop Day, an annual, nationwide celebration of physical bookshops run by… 628 more words