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Of Shoes, and Ships, and Sealing Wax, Of Cabbages, and Kings

I am supposed to be saving up for my trip to Italy this July. Ha ha, isn’t that a joke! There I was yesterday, minding my own business, reading Lytton Strachey’s Biographical Essays and finishing up my lunch, when I … Continue reading

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Save The Book Barge!

     Imagine taking a quiet morning stroll down a North of England towpath, perhaps with your dog trotting happily ahead of you, tail high. Perhaps it is summer and the air is full of birdsong, and the water is alternately … Continue reading

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