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Blue Jay Necklace

https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/247909145/blue-jay-necklace-bird-polymer-clay I’m still working with polymer clay but I have been tied up a lot recently with my new job. Theoretically I get a lot of spare time as I work nights and work five nights and have five days … Continue reading

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Good Heavens! Another dress made from a book!

I know – Amazing! Another one. I love this one too and I think I can reference it this time. http://www.trashionista.com/2011/07/bookish-treats-a-dress-made-of-books.html If that is too much for you, check out these lovely bags, also made from books.     http://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/chicklitdesigns?section_id=10576735Continue reading

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Fifty shades of grey, brown and yellow

It’s book sale time again and looking at the preparations for our next big library book sale I see quite a lot of dog eared copies of Twilight. About five years ago it was the ‘must read’ sensation and it … Continue reading

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Happy World Book Night!

I did it! Armed with twenty copies of Pride and Prejudice, I went to the local hospital and stood by the parking machine at visiting time. As I was short of time my husband came with me to help. He … Continue reading

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‘It is more blessed to give than to receive’ – World Book Night 2012

Have you come across World Book Night yet? It is fantastic. The first one was last year and I found out through my library work. The announcement was that anyone could come forward to be a ‘book giver’, giving reasons … Continue reading

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Intriguing mystery, worthy of a novel!

Amazing sculptures made from books have been found all over Edinburgh, crafted by a very talented artist who appears to be making a poetic statement to support libraries, the filmhouse and the storytelling centre. The mystery is that these sculptures … Continue reading

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Book drop land

I opened the door to the book drop recently and it was quite full with books returned overnight. I put my hand in the dark space and felt something cold and squidgy. Someone had posted a used condom. Now THAT … Continue reading

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