Posted in April 2010

Farewell to Family Books, Keynsham

The long search to find a new owner for Family Books, Keynsham, has been unsuccessful and the shop will finally cease trading this weekend, Saturday April 10th 2010, as store owner David Brassington takes his retirement. According to a report in the Bath Chronicle things looked hopeful in June last year when four prospective buyers … Continue reading

Job Opportunities in London, Skipton and Durham

You wait for ever and then three come along at once. I’ll probably post these on the Jobs page as well but figured with three vacancies springing up more or less together, they deserved to hold the front page for a day or so. 1. Cornerstone Bookshop, North Finchley, are looking for a new manager: Do … Continue reading

Alleluia: Christ is Risen!

He is risen indeed: alleluia! And you and I, gentle reader, are risen with him, if only we’d believe it. Personally, I find it a tough call: I look at our war-torn, quake-shattered world and find myself more in tune with Woodbine Willie, who wrote: O Grave, where is thy victory? O Death, where is … Continue reading

Two years on the blog

Today, April 2nd 2010, is this blog’s second birthday, and it’s certainly been an interesting two years: my thanks to everyone who has contributed, commented or otherwise helped make it worthwhile. Some stats for those who enjoy such things: Total pageviews: 189,156 Busiest day: Monday, December 21, 2009, 4,285 pageviews Busiest month: December 2009, 31,178 pageviews … Continue reading