Monday, 1 August 2011

Time/ money well spent!

I just found out that there's this cute little flea- market- books- only event being held just down my street so this day suddenly went from uneventful to uneventful with books! :)

72 comments:

  1. Haha, try to find something good :P

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  2. Markets like these are very cosy and interesting ;3 You can find really great things.

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  3. Hope you find something worth the read.

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  4. that was a awesome finding indeed =D

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  5. Here's the hope it's a semi regular thing not a one off.

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  6. Nice! :D There is a place near me that sells books for £1 each, I go there a lot. Always nice to find a cheap gem!

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  7. I had that same moment last week. I'm devouring through Steven King's "The Dark Tower" series now, because I got all 7 books for $15!

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  8. Hope you found something interesting :)

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  9. Good luck, you ca find jewels or shitty books in 50/50.

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  10. Good luck on finding something interesting

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  11. Nothing better than a good book, happy hunting

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  12. aww i love books- i seem to never have enough.

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  13. I go looking for yard sales and garage sales with my dad on the weekend sometimes and you can almost always find people selling their books off for 50 cents to a dollar each. It's really cool seeing what everyone has.

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  14. Oh i fucking love flea markets. I buy so much crap from those places. Like you know, those old razor knives that you used to shave with. and bowls. So many bowls.

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  15. Lucky! Reading is the best passtime out there. Have fun at the book flea market!

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  16. I love those markets. :D

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  17. I do love me some second hand books. Most of mine are an they're of great quality. I dislike reprints and abridged versions.

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  18. I find flea markets so much fun, you can find real bargains. Especially books, you can get em for practically nothing.

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  19. i used to go to flea markets every weekend. somehow my euphoria stopped but you can find real treasures or just cheap stuff you think you need ^^

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  20. reading is a great way to spend time :)

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  21. Good for you on the nearby treasure trove! And thanks for the support, it is much appreciated.

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  22. Cool! I hope you got some good ones!

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  23. Thats awesome. Grab as many as you can!

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  24. I just saw the video you posted in my blog. Fantastic pass by Romario, the guy must be like 50 but he still has it. I guess talent doesnt age.

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  25. Hahah go get them! I personally love read long books.

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  26. books market are always the best! There you can find all the rare book that the common library do not sell :)

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  27. Hey! I'm from Slovenia. Interesting concept of your blog. I'm a big fan of minimalism.

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  28. Love those markets, here in Arg are a lot...
    Agree with @Orang3

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  29. I wish they had something like that going on here. There is a flea market open every weekend in town so maybe I'll look for some books myself.

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  30. aww lucky I love flee markets you can feel the "oldness" of all the items inside the store

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  31. That sounds really cool. Our local library system does a huge sale of the old books twice a year, its really fun and the whole community gets involved.

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  32. Wow that must be awesome "]. i don't read at all but i would love to just visit one of these.

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  33. I dont ever read books :) What is it like to read a book

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  34. I wish I have the money to even buy stuff on flee market haha.

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  35. Ahh books. . . no electricity required! I take my kids to the library once a week and they re-read their books 4 times.

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  36. Borders is going out of business and is having a huge sale on all their books. Check it out, pick up some stuff for cheap!

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  37. That sounds cool, tell us what you bought! Usually you can find all sorts of cool stuff at such markets.

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  38. sounds awesome! love reading, shame i dont have any money to buy new books though :(

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  39. awesome! prolly found some interesting things.

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  40. There's bound to be some gems in there! Don't be afraid to stoop low, look behind the stacks, and get dusty.

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  41. Could spend all day reading, if it wasn't for my silly job.

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  42. Every Thursday mine gets new stuff and i check it out.

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  43. I will enjoy buy anything used. It is a problem.

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  44. oh I used to love reading books so much but the internet ruined that

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  45. I am not much of a reader but there are always books that interest me. im sure you found tons though!

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  46. ahhh.. the smell of those old books.. hope you find something interesting :)

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  47. I can't afford to buy any more books. I don't have place for them anymore :D

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  48. i always visit my local book flea-market festival every September and leave with a couple of books :)

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  49. books make boring days to even more boring days with books.

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  50. awesome. you have the address?

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  51. Old books and records are the best thing about flea markets.

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  52. There's a nasty flea market in my town. The books there are junk

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  53. I love just buying a pile of comics for $5 :D, got to love flea markets.

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  54. I love finding a gem like that. There's no other feeling like browsing through old rare books...

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  55. You're pretty lucky. We don't have these kind of things here in Brazil.
    And it's also a nice way to spend your money.

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  56. @all or most of you:
    So, I spent some serious money on those books. But I don't mind.
    Mostly Croatian authors that most of you never heard about. Like Jergović and such. Also, if you catch a copy of any of his books in a language you understand, read it. That dude has some skills.
    And I bought this lovely copy of The Decameron really cheap.
    Nothing beats the smell of old books. :)

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