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.

Last weekend of Shropshire Hills Art Exhibition, and opening next week of 'The Solstice'17th June 2017

For any-one who has not had the chance to view our contribution to Shropshire Hills Art Week 'Worlds and OtherWorlds', the exhibition will still be on show all weekend. We have exceeded our previous highest sales total, and it has been wonderful to hear the comments of the many hundreds of visitors who have been through.

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And Humour11th June 2017

Yesterday in my round up of things that can help one to cope with uncertaintly, politics and life in general, I left out the most important tool of all: humour. For a wonderful review of our recent election why not spend five minutes reading Anthony Lane's modern day parable:

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Books, Music and Art: The answer to all life's problems10th June 2017

With politics continuing to keep every-one ( not just in Britain) somewhat light-headed at the moment as a result of the sheer pace of events, it is perhaps worth revisiting an old saw of the Aardvark emporium - that at time's of stress or difficulty there is no better relief to be had than through total emersion in books, art and music.

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