My kids visited me in the Netherlands for a week and among other things we made some paper. My daughter made a YouTube video about that!
During a talk with the hosts of the Good Morning America show Sophie Turner, who plays Sansa Stark, confessed to taking a scroll that seeming plays a significant role in one of the last episodes of the final season of the show.
For quite some time we were looking for something that would allow showing our love and devotion to bookbinding. And finally, we can share with you a new addition to our stock: sterling silver corner cutting jigs!
Well, not everything is wrong. But in some of the scenes, the way letters are sealed is not only non-secure, but it is also pretty hard to accomplish. In this post, we will show you all of the sealed letters, documents, and scrolls we have found so far.
Eliane Gomes is an experienced book restorer and the owner of the Nautilus Boekbinderij in Haarlem, the Netherlands. You may find her texts on our website, and her input to the series of posts about bookish Game of Thrones is invaluable.
The second season of Game of Thrones is much more bookish if you are counting the number of scenes where books and other literary objects are seen or used. However, the general style of many of these volumes remains the same: steampunk.
Right opposite the entrance to our quarter in Leiden there's an old books shop. In the window passers by can see lots of book-earrings with marbled covers.
I'll have some spare time this Thursday evening and almost the whole Friday. We'll be driving around the area over the weekend, so some other recommendations would be also appreciated.
I first conceived the idea of writing a post about the book as an object in the fictional world of Game of Thrones TV series when the creators showed us the Library of the Citadel. But now this initial plan evolved into something bigger.
I had this blender since I don't know when! Was it a wedding gift? I'm not sure. But it didn't survive today's attempt on making some more recycled paper. It overheated, and one of the moving parts broke.