confessionsofabookaholic

A blog to share my enthusiasm for books.

Monthly Archives: May, 2012

Carved Book Landscapes by Guy Laramee

Carved Book Landscapes by Guy Laramee These are amazing.  I just hope he read the books first! http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2011/12/carved-book-landscapes-by-guy-laramee/ Advertisements

May 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

To Make You Think

More Brain Stuff . . from Cambridge University Olny srmat poelpe can raed tihs.  I cdnuolt blveiee taht I cluod aulaclty  uesdnatnrd waht I was rdanieg. The phaonmneal pweor of … Continue reading

May 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Favourite Poems …………….Roald Dahl

One of my all time favourites.  ‘Rhyme Stew‘ is published by Penguin 1989 and my copy is filched from my younger daughter. A LITTLE NUT TREE I had a little … Continue reading

May 19, 2012 · 2 Comments

Favourite Poems …………… Siegfried Sassoon

This is from ‘War Poems’ published Faber and Faber poetry 1983 DECORATED I watched a jostling mob that surged and yelled, And fought along the street to see their man: … Continue reading

May 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Favourite Poems ……………. Andrew Marvell

From ‘To His Coy Mistress and other poems’ published by Dover Thrift Editions 1997 THE MOWER TO THE GLOWWORMS Ye living lamps, by whose dear light the nightingale does sit … Continue reading

May 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Marice Sendak Dies

Maurice Sendak, the man widely considered to be the most important children’s author of the 20th century, has died aged 83 from complications following a recent stroke. Sendak was known … Continue reading

May 8, 2012 · 1 Comment

Dr Johnson’s Dictionary

Found this funny episode from Blackadder on this website http://www.101photography.info/the-classic-troll/ Poor Dr Johnson!

May 8, 2012 · 2 Comments

Favourite Poems…………. Emily Dickinson

My edition is Emily Dickinson, Selected Poems published by Phoenix Poetry I don’t actually understand a lot of what she’s saying and I don’t really understand why she uses so … Continue reading

May 5, 2012 · 3 Comments

Book sculpting by Alexander Korzer-Robinson

Isn’t this amazing?!$$$$ Alexander, originally from Leipzig in Germany, has had his work exhibited and in the Uk and the US, and he will be showing his work in Switzerland … Continue reading

May 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

Seeing is Believing

I love optical puzzles.  Try these. What do you see? You probably read the word ME in brown, but… when you look through ME you will see YOU ! Do … Continue reading

May 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

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