Tag: childhood reading

  1. Speaking with the Edinburgh Bibliographical Society

    This blog post was originally published on the Edinburgh Bibliographical Society website and can be read here. My talk was part of the Society's 2016-2017 programme. Choosing a topic for my recent talk at the Edinburgh Bibliographical Society was a relatively easy one. Not only is the Royal High School…

    on History of Reading childhood reading Royal High School Edinburgh

  2. A 19th Century Grammar School Boy's Reading

    I was recently asked to reflect on evidence from the extensive borrowers' record at Leighton Library in Dunblane by Jill Dye. Jill's 'Leighton Library Borrowers' project gives an impressive insight into the reading habits of a wide range of society in nineteenth-century Dunblane and the surrounding area. The Borrowing Habits…

    on Leighton Library Young Reader childhood reading blogging

  3. The Origins of a PhD

    I've been asked a few times recently: 'how did you come up with your PhD topic?', mostly by Masters students who are currently in the process of applying for PhDs and funding. A few months ago I wrote a post about this for SGSAH's social network 'The Gither' and…

    on phdchat children's literature childhood reading