Yesterday was a busy and exhausting day. It was moving day. Moving myself out of the house I've lived in for the past 13 years is a pain, but mainly because I've accumulated a lot of stuff over the past decade plus. Going room by room and packing up my life into boxes and bags took most of the day, but now my old sitting room is pretty much empty: Last night I … [Read more...] about I’ve Finally Moved House (More or Less)
This evening I went shopping in my local Dunnes Stores. As is common in most supermarkets there's a section of the shop where they sell books, DVDs and other items, and I often browse the shelves to see if there are any bargains to be found. This evening one of the books that caught my eye was the new Jamie Oliver one, which ties in with a new TV series, called 'Save With … [Read more...] about More Online vs Offline Pricing Craziness
I was brought up to love reading. This image pretty much captures it for me The image is from Burning Pages, which is based in Colorado. You can read about them here … [Read more...] about On Reading
I'll be doing several longhaul flights over the next few months, which was one of the reasons why I got a Kindle. I like reading on planes (when I'm not sleeping), but there isn't much space in the seat pockets for anything more than a Penguin paperback. Lugging the Steve Jobs biography back and forth across the Atlantic in December was "fun". Next month I'm heading to … [Read more...] about Good Reads For Long Flights?
I'm not sure exactly when the site opened its doors, but Amazon Italia is now open for business. It may not carry the full range of products that the UK or US site carry, but it does carry a good selection of titles.Some of the features that I would use don't seem to be available at present, so there's no way, for example, to setup a wishlist.I guess these and other features … [Read more...] about Amazon Italia Now Live!