Today, we went up to Barter Books in Alnwick to trade in some unwanted books for credit. The last time I went there, I managed to trade my entire bag of books (this rarely happens, so I was rather boastful about it on the blog) for £30. I wasn’t expecting this to happen again (I can’t be that lucky, surely), but, to my surprise, I was once more handed an empty bag, and given another £30.
Wahey! Not bad, eh?
Of course, it is all gone now; I immediately spent it on more books. Like last time.
But, in my defence, I didn’t do what I did last time, and replace the 15 books I’d just sold with another dozen, making the trip somewhat futile (the aim, remember, was to lighten the load for the imminent house move). Oh no. This time, I sold around 20, and…
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