Apologies for not posting much recently, I have been busy with other things and now realise I need to change my approach to blogging.
These are all phots of the model village that I have published Here on my blog over the years.
Here at Michael ‘s Bookshop in Ramsgate I still can’t see any reasonable way that we could trade straight after lockdown. So, this winter I will be working with everyone else who works here on our range of Fannett (came from the voice recognition) local history books.
People often ask me why the bookshop has been shut since March, and very soon they are going to be asking me why it isn't opening this December, here are some of the answers.
1 The main problem is buying books, going to people’s houses and looking though the books in their cars.
2 We run the bookshop because we enjoy it, it doesn’t make a reasonable profit although it does contribute to our living expenses. Without all of the different aspects of it running at once it produces a considerable loss, so it’s all or nothing.
3 I don’t want to have to deal with covidiots, I have seen too much of the unmasked and the over browsers in other shops, I guess even with a security and a cleaning staff – which we couldn’t afford it would be very difficult.
4 The narrow passageways
among over 100 bookcases in the bookshop, would make social distancing very
5 I not wanting to spread the virus, which I guess opening would do.
I wonder what people think of black and white historic photos that have been recently coloured using a computer and are now appearing of FaceBook, it’s going to make dating some of them a bit difficult in the future.
The government website showing the last complete day's data for Thanet as 25-11-2020 109 new cases so very difficult to tell if the figures are going up or down..