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Bookshop tour of Bloomsbury, London

During my most recent trip to London I spent a day wandering around Bloomsbury, a leafy district known for its eminent publishing houses, museums and colleges, to visit three bookshops in the area, as well as the venerable British Museum. My first stop was Arthur Probsthain, an independent family-run bookshop that has been trading since […]

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Packing for lightweight travel

I was fortunate to find a first edition copy of Judith Gilford’s book The Packing Book (1994) in my local library and have been reviewing the author’s advice for traveling with just enough personal items to have everything one needs to travel in comfort but without being weighed down with a lot of unnecessary stuff that probably […]

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