Why don’t we sell used books for 1p?

Why don’t we sell used books for 1p?

Since we began selling pre-loved books and various other items on the miscellaneous section of the shop website, we have sometimes been asked why we don’t sell them for 1p? After all, some sellers on Amazon do this – just 1p for a book and (usually) £2.80 postage. So...

Lions and all that…

The news this week has been full of the awful killing of Cecil the  Lion in ZImbabwe. And rightly so.  I mean the lion was protected, and there is something horrible about deliberately going after something that was never intended to be killed. That said, we are all...

The Cursing Psalms

People are often surprised to find there are curses in the Bible. When they do discover that there are, they expect to find them only in the Old Testament with its ‘eye for an eye’ approach. But actually they turn up in the New Testament too. In the Act,...

A curse by any other name….

Originally I was going to blog again about Glastonbury, but then I spotted this little story and it was just too good to miss. People who know I’m a witch tend to take it at face value whereas some, on learning it for the first time start panicking because they...

A curse by any other name…..

Originally I was going to blog again about Glastonbury, but then I spotted this little story and it was just too good to miss. People who know I’m a witch tend to take it at face value whereas some, on learning it for the first time start panicking because they...

Glastonbury Dreams

I will never forget the first time I saw Glastonbury Tor. I had just learned to drive, and it was one of my very first journeys. I took my parents out for the day and it was nerve wracking, especially trying to drive through Bristol (something I never, ever mastered)....