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Skeleton Keys by Brian Switek

Note: My pre-order finally arrived. Just under 2 weeks from release, which is reasonable, considering. Postage to Australia no longer takes a year, but it felt like it! Finished it this morning, so here are my thoughts. This book is a much a love story as it is a friendly introduction by someone passionate about… Continue reading Skeleton Keys by Brian Switek

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P is for Pteradactyl by Raj Haldar , Chris Carpenter , Illustrated by Maria Beddia

An appreciated gift from my husband, who enjoys a touch of silliness himself from time to time. A children's book for adults. Or maybe an adult book for children. Or for people that appreciate silliness and the intricacies of the English language and the way it had adopted and adapted words. Showcasing words beginning with… Continue reading P is for Pteradactyl by Raj Haldar , Chris Carpenter , Illustrated by Maria Beddia

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Werner’s Nomenclature of Colours : Adapted to Zoology, Botany, Chemistry, Minerology, Anatomy and the Arts by P. Syme

In ‘The Days Before Selfies’ if you wanted to record something your options were limited. You could describe it (which relied of a common basis of colour reference), you could hire an artist (of varying quality, and of course in oils if you had the money) or you could do it yourself with watercolour sketching… Continue reading Werner’s Nomenclature of Colours : Adapted to Zoology, Botany, Chemistry, Minerology, Anatomy and the Arts by P. Syme