Over the last week or so we’ve gone from winter to summer and back again. The random temperature fluctuations don’t seem to have distressed the city’s botanical inhabitants much though, and spring is not so much springing as flinging itself about. Continue reading

Antiquarian books in an antique building

Our latest weekend excitement came courtesy of a friend-of-a-friend, who was in town to exhibit at the Antiquarian Book Fair. In a satisfyingly British turn of events*, a meeting in the pub led to a free ticket to the fair and a rather excellent excursion for a Saturday afternoon (and I didn’t even have to pay for my own pint, either).

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