Q3 2020 round-up

Yes, I know I am pretty much a month late for the Q3 round-up party. What can I say? The pandemic has messed up with my internal calendar and my brain still thinks it is July, despite the weather trying its best to bring me to reality. Another factor may be that I was lucky …

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How Did We Get Into This Mess?: Politics, Equality, Nature – George Monbiot- Quotes

So if you don't fit in; if you feel at odds with the world; if your identity is troubled and frayed; if you feel lost and ashamed, it could be because you have retained the human values you were supposed to have discarded. You are a deviant. Be proud. To seek enlightenment, intellectual or spiritual; …

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How Did We Get Into This Mess?: Politics, Equality, Nature – George Monbiot

This one I bought what feels like a lifetime ago in Bookmarks in London, during my 12 bookshops for 12 months project in 2018. It was the day of my October bookshop crawl, where the spoils were abundant, I think only now I'm getting them under control. Having just finished Returning to Reims (review in the …

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Bookmarks – 12 bookshops for 12 months – October

Bookmarks was the bookshop I had planned for October, unlike all the others I visited on that crazy Saturday. This is where I ended my tour, which after visiting four other bookshops did not stop me from buying more books. Bookmarks markets itself as a socialist bookshop and this definitely is a theme that is …

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