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Odd Questions

One of the things that simultaneously delights and bemuses me about library work is the sheer scope of questions that my colleagues and I get asked in any given day. Most, admittedly, are around whether we have the latest blockbuster … Continue reading

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Blargh

Its been a bit of a week – mostly just non-stop at the library – and I’m exhausted both mentally and physically. We’re in the middle of the Summer Reading Challenge, which encourages children to read six books over the … Continue reading

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Short Story: Slumbering Knowledge

Shelf upon shelf of books lay slumbering in the candle-lit evening, as if daring the lambent illumination to disturb them. Harald moved between them, tidying up after departed students and pausing every now and then to survey his domain. The … Continue reading

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Well That Was A Bit of A Day

I’ve been dragged into doing recruitment at work the last few days – which is hard work at the best of times, let alone when you’re physically and emotionally wrung out to start with. We did the face to face … Continue reading

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Back to Work

The last story was quite draining to write for some reason, and between late nights, work, and a bit of burn out I haven’t felt particularly inspired the last few days. Then Mre B reminded me that the sole purpose … Continue reading

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The Lake

I had a somewhat surreal experience today while trying to sort out a variety of problems at the library I was looking after today. I had been trying to arrange a shorter call-out time for engineers to look at the … Continue reading

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Grumble

I seem to have had a day that’s veered between annoying people on purpose through to major foot in mouth moments, with a side order of “would anything else like to fall off this building?” One of the aspects of … Continue reading

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