The Smell of Books is in the air

Magic Fish Dreaming


We arrive at Fergies, press the button to go in, enter, and it’s then that we are hit by that scent which transports the traveler to: bookshops, libraries and printing presses. The seriously delicious smell of books surrounds us.  

The scent of our book will soon call out to people.

Richard calls out,’ up here,’ and we head up the stairs.

Check out the view from the meeting room.


It’s so impressive to see a place where books are born.  And soon we are discussing paper thicknesses, digital and offset printing, kinds of digital printing, binding and spines and french flaps. We not only see the differences but we can feel them as well, and through a sensory process of: smell, touch and sight; the book we’d like comes clearly into focus.

Helene and I have come to the meeting with samples and can you believe one of our book…

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Writer, photographer, lover of unity in diversity in thought and humanity - poet by nature, world citizen

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