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In Which I Petition My Lovely Followers to Do Me a Favour

 “11 reasons to Buy Books in Your Local Bookshop”

  1. You love books and so does your bookseller
  2. You’ll find a world of discovery
  3. You’ll be supporting your local High Street
  4. You’re helping create local jobs in our community
  5. You’ll find great customer service
  6. You’ll be among friends
  7. You can browse properly, not virtually
  8. Your bookseller can help you find the perfect gift
  9. You can talk to real people about real people in a real bookshop
  10. Your booksellers will always be pleased to see you
  11. We pay our taxes!

The Matilda Project


Today, in my lunch break, I decided to forsake food and go in search of books.

I have a couple of Christmas presents left to buy and never forfeit the chance to browse.  As I didn’t want to stray too far, I was limited to Bloomsbury.  But let me tell you, if you’re going to be limited to one area for book-hunting, let it be Bloomsbury, because there’s nowhere like it in the world. I visited three old favourites, Judd Books, Skoob and the London Review Bookshop.  All three are wonderful.

IMG_1654I bought two books, The Selected Poems of Emily Dickinson for £3 and Sula by Toni Morrison; two complex and powerful American women.


Sula had a really lovely inscription on the front page from Christmas 1998, when an Alex gave it to a Tara.

In Skoob, I picked up a really cool bookmark, the one at the…

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