Despite being an ‘Ealingite’ for the last almost 11 years I have shamefully never visited this local bookshop. My only excuse being, its in a part of Ealing I rarely visit. However with a couple of days off work and birthday presents to buy it was the perfect destination.
It was a midweek afternoon the day I visited so it wasn’t overly busy when I stopped by, although a couple of people came in and out whilst I was perusing. One particularly quite fraught customer with very specific requests which were met patiently and sympathetically by the staff.
For the presents I wanted to buy I wasn’t really sure what I was really looking for but hoped I would know it when I saw it. I browsed for quite some time without feeling pressured and eventually came upon a book I thought was perfect for my father in laws birthday and something else for a…
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