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Heavy words

Tuesday, June 16th 2015 Oxfam Bookshop, Islington The book is one of humanity’s greatest inventions. It influences our thoughts, shapes our ideas and moulds our civilization. It is crucial to our progress because without books to transmit our accumulated knowledge … Continue reading

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Wind in the dolbies

I was feeling slightly glum today – not downhearted or depressed or anything like that, just a little lacking in sparkle. Perhaps it was a feeling of anticlimax after the weekend, which was a busy one, and had seen me … Continue reading

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How do you read…?

How do you read? These days, I tend to read in bursts. This is partly because I lead a busy life and find it hard to set aside time for reading. So I will buy a book, or borrow one … Continue reading

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