The Aardvark Blog

The Aardvark Blogger is always busy!

Lots going on with events and visitors to the bookshop. Not to mention plans for next year, markets and fairs, author events, live music and much more. Keep looking in to find out about everything that is happening in the bookshop in the middle of nowhere.

It Never Entered My Mind14th April 2019

Two weeks ago we got in some Jazz CD's into the shop and yesterday I borrowed one to put in the car CD player ( I am trying to avoid Radio 4 at the moment for reasons that do not need explanation). The CD was the Miles Davies Quintet album "Workin' ", one of four realised on the New York Prestige label that were based on two legendary sessions at the Van Gelder Studio.

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Sunny Saturday, getting ready for Easter13th April 2019

A cool but beautiful sunny day today - hope that this holds for next week. Schools have now broken up and we are expecting to get busier over  the next couple of weeks. If you are holidaying in the area why not come and check us out if you have not been before. We are open everyday except for Easter Sunday.

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Website, 'The Flower Garden', Easter Garden Event, lots and lots of books6th April 2019

Last week was kind of crazy with lots of things going on at the same time and a return to full-on winter weather. We spent Thursday dodging the snow showers and heading out to the Visual Works to look through their designs for our new website. I am so impressed with the work that they have done and can't wait for our new website to go live next month. A beautiful new design, lots of new features, a simplified book search facility, a gallery feature for our exhibitions and much much more. A major step forward for Aardvark and long overdue.

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