This selection of little gits and arts you can make yourself is lovely. It was originally uploaded for Christmas but with Easter on the way, some of these are pretty simple and effective, particularly if you’re giving books for gifts too! Read More
Dylan Thomas sat for the sketch after a chance meeting in Laugharne, where the poet’s famous boathouse and writing shed stand, and was drawn just before Thomas left for New York where he died in 1953. Read More
Do you find yourself yearning for the days of Spot the Dog, or The Jolly Postman?
Never fear: adult activity books are here! In fact they’ve always been here, but many of us may need a reminder.
From 16th century titillation to 20th century silliness, here’s a small selection of some risqué and humorous offerings.
By using a lone Kafka novel, El Castillo, Blake has shown the physical representation of the impact one book can make.
Franz Kafka’s book lies at the bottom of a brick wall causing a slight but increasingly noticeable change in the wall’s structure. It is one of those ideas we all think, ‘Why didn’t I think of that?!’
It doesn’t take much to hold a book up to your face but these are amazingly creative, matching hair styles, skin tones, and even various other body parts to creative and often hilarious effect. Read More
As more people jump on the Kickstarter for this innovative graphic novel, the more opportunities the creators have to expand the project: from 30 women featured to 50, and from paperback to hardback. The more we back the campaign, the more it can achieve.
The video is quite long but it’s step by step, and she makes it look really easy. My daughter is already planning her own necklace, and when you see the finished product, you probably will be too! Take a look and maybe you’ll be inspired to encapsulate your favourite bookish quote into a pendant necklace like this one. Read More