Opinion

Obviously every blog is an opinion piece, but these posts offer theoretical musings, of a booky nature.

Go On… Choose It By The Cover!

The adage is supposed to indicate that, just because a book is marketed well and presented in a visually attractive way, there’s no guarantee the story will be any good.

And that’s fine. It has certainly provided us with an everyday quip to suit many a situation. But these days, perhaps the phrase “don’t judge a […]

By |March 27th, 2014|Opinion|Comments Off on Go On… Choose It By The Cover!

Did It Jump, Or Was It Pushed?

All our customers are booklovers. We know it, so please don’t take offence. This post is just to let you know you’re not alone… and perhaps give you a couple of tips. We’ve all done it more than once. It’s just one of those things and, since we’ve been on Rundle Mall and have been […]

By |January 16th, 2014|Opinion|Comments Off on Did It Jump, Or Was It Pushed?

One small step for a bookshop…

We’re about to embark on something huge. For a couple of Adelaide locals with a passion for books it’s massively huge (our passion for strict grammar notwithstanding). We’re going to have a bookshop on Adelaide’s main stage, Rundle Mall, during the Christmas season! This means more to us than words can express but we think […]

By |November 17th, 2013|News, Opinion|Comments Off on One small step for a bookshop…

Pop-up Shops: Threat or Opportunity?

Pretty chuffed to have an opinion piece published in Indaily – Adelaide’s online newspaper. It deals a bit with books, but is largely about pop-ups in general and how Adelaide might be able to benefit from thinking a bit more positively and encouraging cooperation. Click here to read the article on InDaily’s site.

By |October 19th, 2013|Opinion|Comments Off on Pop-up Shops: Threat or Opportunity?

Functional or Face-mask?

Sorry for not having put anything up for a couple of weeks – our travels have made our internet connectivity a bit patchy… which kinda ties in with this post:

We’re all familiar with the stereotypical second-hand bookshop. Middle-aged proprietor sitting at desk, book in hand, coffee/tea/gin at ready. Customer scuttles in and plays the independent […]

By |August 19th, 2013|Opinion|Comments Off on Functional or Face-mask?