The advent of Kindle may be a boon for techies and a fine way to carry around a library in your luggage – but it certainly takes some of the romance out of reading. What about the pleasure of turning a page, the dusty, nostalgic smell of old paper, the scattered notes and underlining left behind by past readers? If you’re like me, you like nothing better than the feel of a heavy hardcover or a tattered paperback and half the joy of reading is gazing triumphantly at the stacks of conquered pages against the wall. Book darts are another bit of class and old school style that come in handy, the perfect accessory for the avid reader. The tip of the backside is bent upwards, which makes it easy to slide them over a page.
Kashmir artisans worked wool in three distinct ways. The simplest required scrubbing
From its origins as a poor man’s cloth, to its adoption by Vivienne Westwood