Books for Cooks

Op Shopping at Sacred Heart, Chapel Street, Windsor

January and February are great times for Op-shopping.  An item in our local newspaper quoted Kate Dear, General Manager of Red Cross in Victoria as saying, “Instead of throwing away your dud presents, why not re-gift them?” I believe people are doing that and some businesses are also ‘gifting’ some of their excess stock…

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Melbourne City Library – a great pleasure.

Libraries hold a magic for me.  As a child I found them a treasure trove, a sort of Aladdin’s cave, I could wander around taking books from the shelves browsing then putting them back and grabbing another.  I could read magazines and when I became a news-junky, the newspapers. I had lived in Melbourne…

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Kay Craddock – Antiquarian Book Seller

Books – old, new, first editions, read once and passed to another reader – there is a charm in these old books. As a student I wandered the corridors of the University Library, stroking and gazing at all the books.  I loved being amongst them.   Many were old and had worn covers suggesting a…

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