One of the great things about living centrally located in Europe is that nothing is very far away – and generally not that expensive to get to. If you’re like Monika, you can find amazing deals (she boasts about a roundtrip from Sweden to Italy, via Frankfurt, for little more than a euro each way). But even if you don’t have her luck, you can get some pretty amazing deals which allow you to see new countries or revisit old ones. Continue reading “Reimagining London 2016”
if you are a fan of weird and speculative fiction, a book collector (or better yet, both) you need to look through the latest catalog from Jonathan Kearns Rare Books. Not only does he have some splendid tomes for sale (and if you don’t see anything for you, check with me, I have a wish list running), but his descriptions themselves make for wonderful reading!
So it appears I’ve become a book collector.
To be clear, I’ve always been a book accumulator. There’s never been a time in my life when I didn’t have shelves and shelves of books at my disposal. I learned to read in kindergarten in Albuquerque (a classroom of one, I had progressive parents) and was reading well beyond my age from the beginning. Continue reading “Book Collecting”