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Indies
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Rising to the Challenge

I had been watching the Covid-19 crisis unfold from the comfort of self-isolation. Watching bookshops, publishers and others rising to the challenge and offering other/extra service for those that were self-isolated, those that needed extra help, and to try and keep themselves going as viable businesses. There had been many posts on social media, I …

Journal

Independent Bookshops and the Community

I was following a conversation on a group on Facebook (I know, I know) and it was pointed out that people don’t seem to realise the services that local, independent bookshops offer. Most independent bookshops are a wonderfully curated collection of books for you to spend time in and get that right book for you …

Escalated
Journal

What A Response!

That was totally unexpected, I thought this would be a nice little project. Sleepy like, pootling along gathering information slowly and steadily. Post the map and then Bam! I’m suddenly being retweeted by Michael Rosen, getting hundreds of likes and site visits. With that there are hundreds of suggestions of other bookshops and lots of …

Forum Books
Journal

An Introduction

I’m aiming to build a resource highlighting the brilliant work that Independent Bookshops do, the hard graft that goes into these shops, the love and dedication. Each Independent Bookshop is different and they shine a light on lots of different styles of writing and books, from lovely cosy children’s bookshops to radical bookshops that challenge …