Tag Archive: secondhand books

Could this be the Toughest Challenge of them all?

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Happy New Year to you all! I do hope Santa made all your booky dreams come true – if all the wonderful new Christmas book posts I’ve been snooping at are anything to… Continue reading

Glædelig Jul!

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I took my teenage daughter to Copenhagen for two nights earlier this week, which was as magical and tastefully festive as you’d imagine, but the real story here is the struggle of getting… Continue reading

Shelf Life #6

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It’s been a while since I gave you a little peek at my bookshelves, and since my last #Shelflife post, I’ve acquired new bookshelves and had a bit of a re-shuffle. That means… Continue reading

On Taking Time To Process, and Supermarket Sweep!

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I was planning on writing a belated #1947 club post about Hans Fallada’s Alone in Berlin, which I’ve just I’ve just finished, but, I’m still in an aftermath of shock, and I feel I… Continue reading

New Books and Ice Cream!

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I trip into Narberth a few weeks ago left me with a bumper crop of acquisitions to add to my swelling bookshelves. The Paul Sartori charity shop was having a book clear out,… Continue reading

Just rewards and guilty Secrets

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Last week I took the children for a day trip to Tenby. It was just about warm enough to lark about on the beach, and we even had a bracing dip in the… Continue reading

We are stardust, we are golden, we are in a muddy field in Wales.

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A number of bloggers have asked me about the cryptic ‘off in a field, back soon’ messages at the foot of my recent blog posts. So, I thought I’d elaborate on the annual… Continue reading

Secondhand Persephones are like literary gold!

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There are everyday book hauls, the ones in which you pick up a clutch of interesting titles to add to the steady accumulation of your own living incarceration in a paper carapace, and… Continue reading

Secondhand Solace

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I don’t know about you, but I’m finding it impossible to concentrate for any length of time during these bleak times. I don’t think I’ve ever watched so much rolling news, listened to… Continue reading

We have reached maximum book capacity

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I must have been deluded to think this day would never come, and I never thought it would be a purchase of two books and some Winnie the Pooh nostalgia that shook me… Continue reading