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Strasbourg Walking Tour

Looking at the masses of tourists taking pictures of Cathédrale Notre Dame and Petite France, it becomes obvious what visitors come to see in Strasbourg.  Granted, these two attractions are more than enough to get Gareth and I to fly 4,000 miles across the Atlantic.   356 more words

Travel

Print Run at the John Jarrold Print Museum

(I have a bit of updating to do so this blog was intended for a couple of weeks back!)

Two weeks ago, with the help from the volunteers and experts at the John Jarrold Printing museum, I completed my print run of the poem and lino cut that I have been working on. 90 more words

Original Print Making

Gutenberg’s Apprentice

The first printed book was the Bible and the project was started by Johann Gutenberg in 1452.  I’ve occasionally seen pages and was suitably impressed.  I never thought more about it until I read a novel I plucked off the new book section of my local public library – … 266 more words

Top Ten EBooks from Yesterday and Today week ending 6/19/2015

Each Friday I bring you the three top ten ebook lists for a total of 30 FREE ebooks! If you enjoy this list each week or any post, please donate via the paypal button to keep the website up or purchase one of my books. 381 more words

Amazon

Mon ami...

The Burgundermarkt on the Gutenbergplatz is a bi-annual and much anticipated event where small producers from Mainz’s twin town of Dijon set up their stands and sell everything from fresh bread ( 86 more words

Mainz

Printing Press Writing Prompt—In Class Activity

Writing Prompt on the progress caused by Gutenberg’s printing press.

#1) How did the printing press “makes us,” as the BBC documentary suggests?

The printing press brought the ability to distribute new ideas and media in a way that was exponentially faster and cheaper than previous European methods. 434 more words

Ferguson Public Library - Library of the Year

In this age on electronic media and the waning years of the Gutenberg era, public libraries still remain relevant and important centers of community learning and support. 146 more words

Freedom