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Who am I? What am I? Where am I?

This blog has been discontinued. Such ‘Librarian’-type posts as I do in future will be on my main blog – http://scriptorsenex.blogspot.co.uk/ I look forward to seeing you there. Advertisements

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The Death of a Bookstore

Anyone able to give the kiss of life in Evanston, Illinois – see Words and Peace That is tragic but all too common nowadays. I guess if second hand bookshops don’t pay they don’t stay open. In England they have … Continue reading

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One of my favourites

There are many, many pictures of women and girls reading books – from Victorian times to the modern day.  But pictures of men reading are rare.  This is one of my favourites.   Called ‘Bookworm’, it is by Carl Spitzweig … Continue reading

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Harry Potter – the ending – a spoiler

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A Give Away

I’ve decided to do a ‘Give Away’ this week.  The rules are simple.  Drop a comment on any of this week’s postings (Saturday 3rd to Saturday 10th inclusive) and I’ll put the names of all those who have commented in … Continue reading

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A Quotation on the Wall

I like it when libraries have something original about them – a cheerful cartoon in the children’s section, a unique display, a huge lump of stone in the middle of the floor (that’s in Stornoway about which I shall blog … Continue reading

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Tea and a book…

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