A Time of Isolation A time of families apart and together, a time to be more in tune with our natural world, a time to build bridges with neighbours, a time for holding on to what is precious for our
These are interesting times for us all, our world will recover in time. I have already become more aware of my surroundings – seeing two house-martins to-day was joyous. It is very strange to be locked in the bookshop –
Burway Books bookseller Ros with Hashi Mohamed author of People Like Us – Book Launch at No 5 Chambers, Birmingham on World Book Day. We have a few signed copies available of People Like Us
Our Storyteller Gwen has just finished reading ‘Frankin’s Flying Bookshop’ by Jen Campbell to children from Stepping Stones Nursery – Happy children with their World Book Day books and bookmarks.
This week’s news that Anna’s Wenlock Books will close at the end of this month was shocking, and also the Camden Lock Books closing in July. A book is not just for Christmas. We do love our Christmas customers however
Good morning Burway Books – the first bestseller Yesterday a customer reminded me of my time as a volunteer bookseller in Shrewsbury’s SADA bookshop on College Hill. I worked one day a week, and just sold or ordered paperbacks for
Good morning. This week we had snow, sun, hail and all else in between – and that’s just the weather! All the turmoil of this week reminded me of an incident long ago:- “You should always POST both sides of
My first day as a bookshop owner in September 1974 Cash box was ready with £20 float and there were a few books of my choosing on the metal ‘Bookwise’ shelves Looking out of the front window there was a