Developments in the library

A procedure I ‘ve just encountered at the library I most frequently use marks what is surely the last stage in a process that began some time ago. When I began to use the library you filled in an orange card for every book you borrowed, then stood in a queue to have a staff member process the loan. As […]

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Hometown news

Word has come that, after trading for 97 years, the last of the big family owned stores that used to line the main street of the town in which I grew up is soon to close its doors. It dealt in clothing, manchester and haberdashery, a range of goods, or at least words, that may suggest it had fallen a little behind the times, […]

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