9 April 2012

Book Sharing (and Bookshop Sharing too)

Now, THIS, this is one of my very favourite places.  Oh. My. Goodness.  I could just live here.  This is Barter Books in Alnwick, Northumberland.  Yippeee!  It's second-hand-book heaven!
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This is one of the many things we left with.  I won't show anything but the cover, but trust me when I say this aerial photography will take your breath away.  We have spent many happy hours gazing (and looking up the interesting, thought-provoking, inspiring, and just plain gorgeous images in the index).
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(PS, can you believe that's my little Jenna walking down the aisles in the first picture?  She is just shooting up!)

6 comments:

  1. The first thing I thought when I saw that photograph, was my goodness Jenna looks so grown up! What an amazing place, must be heaven to browse there. X x

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  2. It sure beats the spots of Waterstones lol. Our only 2nd hand book shop closed down a few years ago (killed off by Amazon no doubt), its a shame.
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  3. Ahh, we also love Barter books, we went last christmas and read for many an hour infront of the lovely log fires, oh and cafe..yummy. Northumberland is beautiful :) xx

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  4. It's fab in WInter too - all the fires blaze, there are fantastic old style christmas trees. I love the waiting room as a place to sit and mull over a book with a coffee. Not that I get much chance these days. xx

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  5. I love this...we have a huge second hand bookshop near us in Rochester called Baggins...we get lost in there for hours :-)

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  6. I remember that shop! I feel and urge to visit my Dad's cousins in Alnwick coming on...!

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