Leeds, 1731. On the dark and violent streets of Leeds, a gruesome double murder has taken place. Almost worse than the crime itself was the positioning of the deceased - male posed upon female - mimicking a sex act. The Chief Constable - Richard Nottingham - is called in to investigate, ably assisted by his dependable deputy - John Sedgwick. To … Continue reading Richard Nottingham Book One – The Broken Token
The Winner of our Caption Contest is…
Dane Cross - with his hilarious entry below!! "One more outburst like that, and so help me God I will break out the hoover." Well done!! That two tickets to the Hyde Park Picture House - when it suits you, to see what you fancy!!!
Hyde Park Picture House – they’re book lovers too! Also – COMPETITION!!
There is nothing better than finding like minded people from all around the world on twitter. Except, of course, finding like minded people based LOCALLY on twitter. And if they happen to be people or groups that I already admire and like - all the better!!! The ever inviting Hyde Park Picture House Discovering that … Continue reading Hyde Park Picture House – they’re book lovers too! Also – COMPETITION!!
Oh the suffragette and the librarian can be friends…
This is a response to something I read on a blog (linked in title-warning it is a link to a political party blog, this is no way infers my support for that political party I just saw it on twitter) quoting ANOTHER blog (though the linked article was a response against that blog) comparing the … Continue reading Oh the suffragette and the librarian can be friends…
Want to save libraries but live online? Never fear! You too can be part of Save Libraries Day, tomorrow on the 5th of February. Despite what the BBC Breakfast might think, library statistics are more than just counting foot-fall. Most library services provide online catalogues that are quite simple to use. You can search for, … Continue reading #savelibraries
Why Libraries in Leeds are so important.
Ahem, as featured on today's Guardian Leeds "Reading makes immigrants of us all. It takes us away from home, but more important, it finds homes for us everywhere..." - Jean Rhys For longer than I can remember, I have loved books. Not necessarily stories, but always books. I think that my favourites are old, original … Continue reading Why Libraries in Leeds are so important.