November Week 2

Given how the month is shaping up, it’s unlikely I’m going to manage more than a sparse post every week or so. Which is possibly just as well: my friend Chris commented last weekend that my posts have been sounding a bit dissatisfied, which is not really how I want to be coming across.

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November Week 1

I was planning to post about Halloween: costumes (keymaster & gatekeeper from GHOSTBUSTERS), pumpkins, parties and comic book treats, but the week started busy and then Maine voted against same-sex marriage rights and I was back to my usual misanthropic self, which is generally a Not Good place from which to blog.

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London Bookstores

Although New York tempts me with its cinematic offerings, London is the city that really knows how to lure me in: the bookstores. Oh, oh, the London bookstores. Specifically, the London esoteric bookstores, with their pedigrees and their events and their shelves stacked high with obscure grimoires and dusty alchemical texts. Oh! It sets my bibliophile heart aflutter, just thinking of it! Treadwell’s is top of my personal list, if…

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