SO I was enthralled to hear that Tom Hanks was coming to London to sign his new book Uncommon Type: Some Stories (416p, William Heinemann, £16.99) on 2 November 2017 at the event at Waterstones. Uncommon Type is a collection of seventeen … Continue reading
Had I the heavens’ embroidered cloths, Enwrought with golden and silver light, The blue and the dim and the dark cloths Of night and light and the half light, I would spread the cloths under your feet: But I, being … Continue reading
Source: New York Times. © Tom Gauld.
You might have noticed that Faisel K’s Journal is now Books and Typewriters: the two things that I hold dear most. The former faiselk.wordpress.com will still work and redirect to here but just in case do remember to update your bookmarks to … Continue reading
I’ve just gone ahead and ordered these wonderfully small black books from Bookdepository at great price. They retail for £0.80 / 8 DKK a piece but I managed to find a limited complete set containing all 80 for £53 / … Continue reading
BeoSound Ouverture was manufactured between 1994 – 2003. Designed by David Lewis it replaced the Beocenter 2500 in 1994 and comprised a CD player and cassette recorder, Stereo FM and AM radio with connections for Power Link and (later) MasterLink. This … Continue reading
About a month ago, I became the happy owner of a 32″ BeoCenter 1 television; my first B&O product. And yes, for those who are familiar with the BeoCenter 1 – it’s not a flatscreen but a CRT television. Designed … Continue reading