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Game of Thrones Inspired Bar Comes to Edinburgh!

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The Pop-Up Geeks are a UK events team full of inspired nerdy types. They are currently based in Edinburgh, and love nothing more than entertaining their fellow geeks with themed boozing. Their latest venture is a pop-up in Scotland’s beautiful Edinburgh, inspired by the George R.R. Martin Game of Thrones series.

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10 Book Dedications to Make you Smile

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When you open the pages of a book for the very first time what do you do? Do you read everything that is available to you or are you a skipper? Do you ever read the dedications? I do, especially as now I have the honour of being mentioned in a dedication and also as we at For Reading Addicts appear on the back cover blurb for another.
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Books on The Rail infiltrating Melbourne’s Metro

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If you hadn’t already heard of the longstanding Books on the Underground movement in London then there’s a good chance you will have after Emma Watson used the guerrilla library to spread news about her latest book for the feminist book club. And now that movement has inspired Book on the Rail in Melbourne Australia, another guerrilla library started by two women who regularly use the Melbourne Metro. Read More

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A Literary Christmas Feast!

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You may have guessed that Christmas is approaching, and people are starting to become a little more free with their treats… I know my house has munched their way through two tubs of chocolates already. Here at Reading Addicts, we are preparing for our own Winter Bulking with some literary-inspired Christmas food ideas. From warming treats to fantastic feasts, taken straight from the pages of some classic novels, here’s some morsels to whet your appetite…

 

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Edinburgh Set Alight with Glowing Literary Quotes

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Scotland is a beautiful place and its major cities boast some amazing architecture and tourist spots making it a country well worth visiting. With a rich and varied literary past Edinburgh is the perfect place for the bookish wanderer to make their base when travelling to Scotland and between now and March 2017 there is a little something extra for residents and visitors alike to enjoy. Read More

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Harry Potter Yoga for Relaxed Wizards and Witches.

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In Austin, Texas two sisters Isabel Beltran and Ximena Larkin came up with the spectacular idea of combining Isabel’s expertise in yoga with people’s love for Harry Potter. Already heading up the Pints & Poses Yoga Class (which sounds ridiculously fun) at the Circle Brewery Co, they decided to commemorate the deaths of Lily and James Potter through yoga. The yoga special was held on the 30th of October, the day before the anniversary of the Lily and James’ deaths, and also when the Mexican Day of the Dead celebrations start. Read More