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Doors- The London Library

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Now here’s a door closed to me!  I managed to get inside to reception before being very firmly told this Library was for members only. Well…that was a massive disappointment.  Not even a mooch around unless I was prepared to … Continue reading

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Write on- A library without books? Is that like a typewriter without paper?

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One of the pleasures of books is their sheer physical appeal. I love the slight ripples in exquisite papers, the smell of the ink, the pressed imagines, the leather of a binding, the embossed title, and the sound of the … Continue reading

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Five Days in Boston- A good read between some impressive marble covers, The Boston Library.

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They say never judge a book by its cover so how do I judge the Boston Library? What a stunning place to study, to learn, or to just spend a few hours perusing the books. As a library, like with … Continue reading

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Write On- The room with a view

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There was a film about a writer, and I believe it was Agatha Christie who was laying on a chaise lounge, the French doors were opened to the Cornish Coast, and a secretary dutifully sat nearby, taking down every word … Continue reading

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