We like to shout about important things. Which is why we’re shouting out about the brilliant charity Book Aid. We’ve been working with them now since our very humble beginnings, and we’re so happy to be supporting such a fantastic … Continue reading
Old Books, Coffee and Cake
Introducing a new member of the bookish team, we asked lovely Amanda to write some spiel about herself and her first few months at bookish. Here’s what she wrote… Getting the call to come and work at bookish was definitely … Continue reading
One Parcel at a Time…
My goodness, it has been far, far too long since we last put pen to paper (or rather fingertips on keyboard) for the blog. The reason is we have been wonderfully, wonderfully busy. Since our last post we have: welcomed … Continue reading
Ten Books for Lovers
In the run-up to Valentine’s we got to thinking, what are the all-time most brilliant love stories, the ones we just cannot forget? Romance, lust, passion, infatuation, tenderness, yearning, unrequited love; it’s all here… 1. Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen: … Continue reading
The Way to a Lover’s Heart is Through Biscuits (Obviously)…
A biscuit recipe in the run-up to Valentine’s Day, because every bookish boy and gal loves a nice cuppa tea and a biccie. Cheap and cheerful, a box of biscuits is surely the way to your loved one’s heart…? Ingredients: … Continue reading
Rest & Recharge
“Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop”- Ovid. “The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it” – Sydney J. Harris. Okay, okay so we have been incredibly lacking in our blog space … Continue reading
Is Ryan Gosling Cuter Than A Puppy?
Just because our Ryan Gosling obsession continues unabated… http://ryangoslingvspuppy.tumblr.com/ Always Ryan Gosling. Obviously.
What Is It With WHSmith?
I love pens. I love paper. I love playing with pens and paper. I love choosing pens and paper. As a child I used to love that September feeling of hanging out in WHSmith trying out new pens (there wasn’t … Continue reading
It’s been a very busy week or so in bookish HQ. Lots of you seem to already be doing your early Crimbo shopping. So we’ve been busy wrapping and taping, packing and bow-tying. And we’re loving it. We’re also still … Continue reading
All Things Ryan Gosling
Further to our latest obsession with all things Ryan Gosling, we just had to share this blog with you which just popped up online over the weekend… Keeping us happy for hours.