September book photo challenge: Bookmarker.
The Bell Jar inspired (handmade) bookmark. Need I say more?
One of the problems with Braille is that it’s typically printed in specialist books aside from the copies created for sighted people, meaning that those with sight difficulties can’t borrow their friends’ books and need to seek out the bookstores and libraries that cater for them. In the past, we’ve seen projects such as Thailand’sMr. Light and Mr. Dark — which uses special typography to enable the blind and non-blind to read the same book. Now the FingerReader initiative from MIT provides visually impaired readers with a wearable ring that can scan written text and read it out loud. READ MORE…
August Book Photo Challenge: Day 22 - Book stack
I was a little envious of all the matching sets of Stephanie Perkins’ books that have been showing up on my dash recently, but then I stacked these up and decided I like my mismatched set better!
826. A teacher says “Let’s get down to business”, and a muggleborn in the back yells “to defeat the Huns”. All the muggleborns join in: “DID THEY SEND ME DAUGHTERS, WHEN I ASKED, FOR SONS”. The purebloods are staring at them like they’re some sort of sacrificial cult.