I managed to take my own photos this week. I’d gone to the podiatrist. It was a rather interesting experience. I’d been told to wear a mask and that they could sell me one for $1. We have masks in stock so I took my own. It’s the first time ...

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Top Titles Books is almost opposite Thesaurus Books in Church Street, Brighton. You can visit one after the other and know you’ve had your book shopping experience. Top Titles books goes through to Dendy Plaza, or it did last time I was there. It was great to visit the cinema ...

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Thanks to my friend Susan for these fabulous photos of Thesaurus Books at 29 Church Street, Brighton. I’m pretty sure I’ve been to this bookshop but not for a very long time. If you can’t go there personally, you can visit via their website. An external photo so you know ...

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For my old column, Friday Photos, I emailed Avid Reader in Brisbane and asked for photos. I do prefer to use my own photos, but the travel is challenging at the moment. We’re not doing an overseas trip this year thanks for COVID19 and I can’t decide whether that’s a ...

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Friday Photos is a chance to highlight a bookshop or something to do with books. Seeing as we’re all stuck at home and it’s really hard to get out and about to visit many bookshops I took the liberty of putting out a call on Facebook. Angela was good enough ...

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Last year we had the opportunity to visit Shanghai, it was long before the virus. I had mixed feelings about it but ended up enjoying myself. With my allergies and a language and alphabet that was very unfamiliar to me I felt justified in feeling nervous. As it turned out ...

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This is the last you’ll see from me of my trip to Bendigo last October, unless you see me on Facebook. I have one more photo which doesn’t fit into any category so I’m putting there at some stage. Dymocks is found inside a little shopping centre. If you pop ...

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Last October we took a brief visit to Bendigo. Naturally I insisted on looking at the bookshops available. We found two of them, one pre-loved and the other a Dymocks. This is the one choco-a-block with pre-loved books. This first photo is the outside of the shop. You can see ...

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Finally and finally. I visited Dymocks in Tooronga some months ago. It was back in July when the weather was very cold and sitting in a chair reading put my feet in danger of freezing. I thought I’d lost the photos. I’ve had issues transferring photos from my phone to ...

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I recently visited Readings in Carlton with some friends. It’s always more exciting going to bookshops with friends. They point out the things that excite them, I find more things that excite me and we get photos. Well, I get photos and then get to be excited about the experience ...

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