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London Book Fair

I love to travel and I was fortunate that the past three months gave me the opportunity to satisfy my...

Lloyd-George and my bus pass

  I’LL be 60 years this month. Age wearies me and the years condemn but there is always the bus...

A Profession, a Trade and a Disease.

THERE has long been debate in academic circles about whether journalism is a trade or a profession. My heroes Hugh...

Time

When I inserted the word ‘Time’ into the title of my first book of the Timecrack Adventures, I pondered its...

Library Volunteers

I have written in previous blogs and articles: https://williamlongbooks.co.uk/bookshops/ https://linkedin.com/pulse/saving-our-libraries-bill-long/ about the importance of the public libraries in our society...

Bookshops

Two Bookshop Stories brought a smile to my face today. After reading so many reports that they were in decline...

The Impressionists

We all know the power of words. Whether it’s an insult or praise, the effect can be a game changer...

Selling the Latest Electric Typewriter

A few days ago I came across an article about the first of the early typewriters to be patented way...

Great Libraries

When I read an article recently that the remains of an ancient Roman library had been discovered in the centre...

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