books

humour failure

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these two books had fallen down in front of a window in a Bracknell children’s playgroup type place.  Little Miss Fun vs Nobody Laughed.  The fun’s over it seems

how to encourage children to love computer

here is a book that esther read at school about a year ago (i’m very slow on posting some of these pictures). it tells of a child being terrorised by a computer monster. a nice introduction to IT.
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old books in a suitcase

this is very odd. why would someone abandon a suitcase full of old books (including the third edition of Rock Record)
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what the future looked like in the past

retro futurists in a bookstall at a village fair.
note the random disconnected space boot on the floor and the book on top called ‘they died too young’.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time: Adult Edition

read this book. it is MOST excellent.
i accidentally read the adult version which has got a more cartoony cover instead of the kids version which has an old people’s boring cover. i suspect the kids version has the swearing taken out.
it’s one of the best books i’ve read in a very long time. here is my copy with it’s half price sticker on it.
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book review

i’m reading The Book of Matches by Nicholson Baker at the moment and it is most excellent. a regular reader recommended another book by this author which i couldn’t find in my local bookshop so i bought this instead.
excellent for not saying much about anything in a nicely detailed way. read it. marvellous.
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mary shelley

did you know Mary Shelley, author of Frankenstein was buried in Bournemouth ? i didn’t. here she is [in her family burial tomb] and me giving a big bald thumbs up
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