I succumb to other people’s blog madness

"Somewhere in my meanderings amongst other people’s blogs I found myself reading entries about notebooks.  And then blogs about notebooks.  I barely believed it possible that anyone would write, at length, about notebooks (rather than in them) but for some... Read More

22/02/2005

Ancient Routes

"Finally we arrive at Kabul, capital of Afghanistan. After exiting the narrow gorge, we are a day crossing the hilly foothills to the west of Kabul. Cultivation is apparent everywhere one looks. Orchards and small wheat fields, irrigated by several... Read More

22/02/2005

Marks in Books

"In 1984, Roger Stoddard curated "an exhibition devoted to those mysterious traces left in books by printers, binders, booksellers, librarians, and collectors." The resulting catalogue, Marks in Books, Illustrated and Explained, is cherished by curators, collectors, and scholars for the... Read More

22/02/2005