Monthly Archives: April 2011

On Libraries (3)

I’m sure this isn’t a new idea but I haven’t heard of it before. Manly library in Sydney is running a Lego in the Library event. Strikes me that this is a perfect fit with a key library audience (young … Continue reading

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On Libraries (2)

This passage, also from Happiness by Theodore Zeldin, strikes a chord with me. “A library was a place that suggested the most perfect order, with every book allotted its exact place, and a record kept of its every movement, in … Continue reading

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Why getting staff to do nothing can be good business

Here I am again, this time on Qantas QF31 from Singapore to London listening to Jeff Buckley (Grace) whilst looking out of the window at a marmalade sunset disappearing beneath a froth of white cloud. My information purging experiment has … Continue reading

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On Libraries

Being less busy these past few weeks I have had more time for accidents. One such accident was the discovery of an old copy of Happiness by Theodore Zeldin (Collins Harvill, 1988- out of print) in a bookcase, from which … Continue reading

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