Continuing the series about getting to know our lovely colleagues, and welcoming the TEL team to their new home in the Library, next up is TEL’s very own David Walker.
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To kick off the new year on the blog we continue our mini series on libraries from childhood, this time with Sam Nesbit.
Blindfold me, spin me dizzy, and send me staggering down the
Uxbridge Road: I could still find my
way to the shelf which held the Dorling Kindersley Encyclopaedia of Sharks in Shepherds Bush Public Library. Such was
my fascination with all things Carcharodon
carcharias that I must’ve borrowed that book over 50 times (no automatic
renewals in the 80s!), and it helped embed a lifelong fear of swimming in water
more than knee-high. (My dad letting me watch ‘Jaws’ at a ridiculously young
age didn’t help, but I’m not pointing fingers…)