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Spires inside

I mentioned spires in a previous blog from Brno in an attempt to show that libraries can inspire from the inside. What I didn’t expect to find were actual, physical spires (although they appear to be upside down)  as seen … Continue reading

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Spires in Brno

I got a bit obsessed with doors during a visit to Finland last year. This year in the Czech Republic, I’m getting a bit fixated with turrets, towers, steeples and spires. Although I really admire these high-rise additions, it has … Continue reading

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Praising the IOE Library

After twenty years working at the IOE Library, I’d like to sing the praises of an extraordinary institution: the UCL Institute of Education Library.  Bear with me on this religious imagery as I’ve always seen libraries as ‘temples of learning’ … Continue reading

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An Erasmus week in Wonderland

Looming gothic spires and elegant baroque buildings… oddly-shaped squares and cobblestoned lanes… rivers and canals cutting across the network of roads and boulevards… flat land full of bikes and then some steep slopes. Which cities of Europe come to your … Continue reading

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