I saw a green jumper in Debenhams a little while ago which I quite liked and was prepared to buy, until I discovered that it had elbow patches. I have nothing against elbow patches. In fact I have essentially no opinion on them at all. It is the opinions of others that caused me toContinue reading “Elbow Patches”
Here is how the cover of the Middling e-book is currently looking. Might be finished, might need a little more tweaking. Pretty happy with it. Designed to both look nice and display well on an e-ink display. Any thoughts would be gratefully received.
I first discovered Jeffrey Eugenides after seeing the film adaptation of his debut, The Virgin Suicides. I liked the film so much I read the book, and promptly fell more in love with the book than I was with the film. It is darkly poetic and had the tone and quality of magic realism withoutContinue reading “The Marriage Plot, by Jeffrey Eugenides”
It happened again. I was at work holding my kindle, settling yet another semantics argument with the dictionary, and someone came along and said ‘oh is that one of those e-book thingies?’ I said it was and, knowing that she is a reader herself, asked if she was thinking of getting one. She said no,Continue reading “Beautiful objects”