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February Reads

February Reads

Despite February being known as the month of love, there was nothing loving about my reads. The Month of February sucked as far as my reading went. I had several other projects such as dressmaking and a paper-cutting course that took precedent. But at the same time, I had several disappointing reads in a row […]

Yearly Round-Up

Posted December 28, 2020 by brokengeekdesigns in Round-Up, Uncategorized / 2 Comments
Yearly Round-Up

2020 the Year that was a dumpster-fire of epic proportions. In 2020 I read 169 books. Considering I set my goal on Netgalley as 50, I think I did pretty well. My goal for this year was to do more intuitive reading but I did end up doing lots of tours and Netgalley catchups and […]

Book Tattoos

Posted June 25, 2019 by brokengeekdesigns in bookchat, Uncategorized / 3 Comments
Book Tattoos

I adore tattoos. I think there is something beautiful and elegant about a well-done piece of art forever etched onto the body. I’m a massive fan of Tattoo Fixers, Ink Master, Bad Ink, LA Ink, America’s worst tattoos and pretty much any other show where they set on you with a tattoo machine and a […]

The Essential Library.

Posted February 21, 2019 by brokengeekdesigns in Uncategorized / 0 Comments
The Essential Library.

Today I recommended new teenage books to an avid reader who wrote them all down faithfully and promised to read them. I ordered books on grief for a 4 year old, I referred a couple learning Punjabi to our dual languages section and gave advice on new authors to a 70 year old man with […]

English language thoughts

Posted September 28, 2018 by brokengeekdesigns in Uncategorized / 0 Comments
English language thoughts

I have to admit that there are times when I absolutely love the English language.   A friend of mine is learning Chinese and we were chatting about learning a new language. I learned British Sign language about 5 years ago and loved it but found thinking in a whole new way quite challenging. It isn’t simply […]