Tag Archive: UK

Nov 22

Two Years In Oswestry Indoor Market

French Countryside Cooking

Two Years 22nd November 2014 and we’ve been in Oswestry Indoor Market for a whole two years! Another interesting year has flown by and Christmas is just around the corner yet again. Sales are starting to increase, both online and in the Market, as people complete their festive shopping, and we look forward to the …

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Nov 30

Music

Music - Moonglow

We’re one of the few secondhand booksellers left that also has a large selection of sheet music and music-related titles in stock. Music sells steadily but slowly online, however, in the shop it sells strongly, with a number of regular customers buying several items at a time. Some people collect sheet music for the artwork, …

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Nov 29

Rudeness!

Rudeness - shop

Rudeness. Well I guess you have to expect is occasionally when you’re dealing with the public and I know there’s an English obsession with ‘Please’ and ‘Than-you’ – common courtesies that seem to have become increasingly eroded in this text-and-internet age. But what I’m really talking about is deliberate rudeness. To your face. From people …

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Nov 27

Twelve Months In Oswestry Indoor Market

Hall of Books in Oswestry Indoor Market

Twelve Months In Oswestry Indoor Market! Doesn’t time fly? We moved in exactly twelve months ago today. And what a year it has been. We’ve sold books, we’ve bought books and we’ve made friends. We had no real idea what to expect when we decided to move into the market. There had been a bookshop …

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Sep 17

Hall of Books – site refresh and the HoBlog!

Hall of Books favicon image

Hall of Books – HoBlog and refresh Our original website – www.hallofbooks.com – was developed over a year ago. We used the Chrislands off-the-shelf hosted e-commerce package to get us started and to help us learn the ropes regarding online selling. This approach has been very effective and we have sold a wide range of …

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Aug 07

HoBlog – Johnny Dallas – Books and Sheet Music

Gigi from Johnny Dallas

Johnny Dallas – Books and Sheet Music We recently acquired the library of the late Johnny Dallas: actor, singer and pantomime dame. Johnny Dallas was a leading figure in UK light entertainment for nearly 70 years. His obituary from the ‘The Stage’ by Mark Ritchie can be found at:?The Stage / Features / Obituaries / …

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