Tag Archive: books

Book mazes

The book maze was at the Royal Festival Hall recently. Advertisements

Post-apocalyptic shenanigans

I have to admit that I’ve always liked fiction with a post-apocalyptic/dystopian bent especially if the story involves mutants, psychic powers or zombies (usually the result of grotesque pandemics or nuclear holocausts –… Continue reading

Library of Libraries

Yesterday afternoon I walked to St Pancras to have a look at the British Library and a few other sights in the area. I left it rather late in the afternoon, so spent most… Continue reading

Be wary what you use as bookmarks

…or it might just end up on display in a secondhand bookstore. I found this article continuing the books versus ebooks discussion. But I was most interested in the Oxfam shop they found that displays… Continue reading

I feel better about my bookshelf now

Having a propensity for ordering my bookshelves according to some sort of hippy type “feeling”, I found this article regarding how other people arrange their bookshelves fascinating.  Maybe it’s because I’m a professional bookshelf… Continue reading

Friday night brief

I’ve been swimming in job applications for the past few days and my brain has turned to mush.  So, I have found a short little video that is lovely to listen to and… Continue reading

Best idea I’ve read about today

I found it in a quick search through new blog entries about books but it’s fabulous idea.  The blogger who wrote this post was inspired by a Sydney Morning Herald article about A Year… Continue reading

Book Fail…

and we wonder that kids don’t know better than to cite, or plagiarise, wikipedia.  A lot of books today are clearly rubbish (and there is a place for some of that) but copying… Continue reading

Ray Bradbury loves libraries…

and so should you!  It’s nice to hear someone speak so positively about such public places but I’m a bit concerned by the state of funding for libraries in the US.  And just… Continue reading

Literary action

I found this page on Yahoo answers when catching up with my feed reader yesterday.  Not sure if it’s legit but it would be fantastic if it was.  Banned books rule!