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Cunning Plans...

I have been working on a couple of cunning plans recently. Both are ideas that I want to develop for my own business, but which may well be of wider use to the book trade in general. 609 more words


Wellcome Trust windows - featuring 'Tools of the Trade'

The windows of Wellcome Trust HQ on Euston Road in London have long been used to exhibit works of art around the themes of science and discovery. 431 more words

Wellcome Images


As much as I love this writing life—the time alone to create and revise and dream—it’s hard on the body. I’m not a naturally athletic person, so my morning walk or afternoon bicycle ride is a continual struggle, never mind hourly stretches. 397 more words

Tools Of The Trade

Tools of the Trade: ShareLaTeX

I decided to take a break from posting my code and write about something else. A while back one of my friends from undergrad – now a postdoc at the University of Arizona – posted this on facebook: 673 more words


New Fishing Rod

I got a new fishing rod! It is a St Croix Avid Inshore Rod. They have had this model for many years but they just came out (about 2 weeks ago) with a new version of it. 303 more words


Where are the bodies buried again?

Farmer Bob and I just returned from an afternoon with the current owners of the farm. After a cuppa, they were kind enough to take us on a guided tour of the property to show us where things were, which doors we have to kick three times before opening and where the best land is for growing veggies. 297 more words

Before The Move

perfect food lover's wreaths

Cedar & Eucalyptus Holiday Wreath with Burlap Ribbon

Hand-crafted on Creekside’s California farm, this artisanal cedar and eucalyptus wreath is a beautifully simple alternative to classic holiday wreaths. 239 more words