Tag Archives: London

Book Review: Smith by Leon Garfield

Smith, the story of a pickpocket, was written by Leon Garfield (1921-1996). Garfield wrote over 50 novels, most of them classified as children’s literature, although many reviewers acknowledge an interest by adult readers as well. Garfield wrote the book in … Continue reading

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Buttons from London

One of our first forays in London was to a button store, of course–having already bought a book the evening before . . .So we went to The Button Queen– which I had seen on a YouTube video before I … Continue reading

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Packing for London April 2013

I am leaving for London tomorrow!  Two weeks! I’m all packed and everything fits, if I don’t take any shoes with me . . . I’ve made lists of what I’d definitely like to do, what I want to do, … Continue reading

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