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Friday, May 30, 2014

London May 2014


Spotted in London during my recent trip to visit the rellies and attend the opening of "Inside Out" Contemporary Bindings of Private Press Books, a Designer Bookbinders exhibition (with one of my bindings in it).  Above are a couple of pals reading the newspaper in a quiet spot in White Chapel and a poster for  a show that I would have walked a mile to see if I had had a chance.  I read all the "Biggles" books-my favourite was "Biggles Defies the Swastika!" Ripping stuff.

Below is a shot of the show currently on until August 22 at St Bride's Institute.  Worth a look if you are passing Fleet St. at Farringdon Rd.
 In other developments our intern from Paris's Ecole Estienne, Marie,  started slaving away for us this week.  She's here for a month and is doing nice work on a bit of everything.  This should be fun.  Today at lunch we all discussed the merits of McCain's curly fries.  Apparently they are quite popular in France.  Who knew? Welcome Marie.

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