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Bag a book

Post by EC2 » Wed July 28th, 2010, 9:02 pm

This has to go on my Christmas wish list!
http://www.bagabook.com/classic.html
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Post by Tanzanite » Wed July 28th, 2010, 11:30 pm

I like the looks of those - I think I'll send the link to my hubby!

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Post by Michy » Wed July 28th, 2010, 11:39 pm

Looks to me like a smart and classy way to cover up a reeeeellly cheesy cover! :p

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Post by Ash » Wed July 28th, 2010, 11:42 pm

My problem tho would be no room for other things that a purse is for. I don't need two things to remember to grab when I am heading for the exit. Besides, my bag now holds a paperback. Also didn't see anything about price. I suspect its rather expensive.

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Post by Vanessa » Thu July 29th, 2010, 8:34 am

They do look a good idea. It's a pity they don't put another section in for other items like wallets and other bulky stuff.

The price is £14.95 on Amazon UK, which doesn't seem too bad at all to me. It would make a great gift for a bookworm.
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Post by EC2 » Thu July 29th, 2010, 9:48 am

[quote=""Vanessa""]They do look a good idea. It's a pity they don't put another section in for other items like wallets and other bulky stuff.

The price is £14.95 on Amazon UK, which doesn't seem too bad at all to me. It would make a great gift for a bookworm.[/quote]

I thought it was a bit odd there was no price on the website, but that's not a bad one. I think it would make a brilliant gift for a bookworm. I came to the url via Twitter where someone was saying the designer had appeared on Dragon's Den. I would use this when travelling long haul on book tours etc and would have it to hand on the train with my ticket and immediate needs. I would use it exactly as the designer states in her opening paragraph:

The idea was born when I was commuting to work on the train. Whilst travelling I passed the time by reading books, however when changing at stations it was a struggle to get my book in and out of my handbag without leaving my valuables exposed and vulnerable to loss. I wanted something that would allow me to carry my book and travelcard close to hand as well as maintain some privacy to my reading. Having shopped around and found nothing like this available, I got to work creating a product that would meet my needs and those of many fellow book readers. Bagabook was born.
Les proz e les vassals
Souvent entre piez de chevals
Kar ja li coard n’I chasront

'The Brave and the valiant
Are always to be found between the hooves of horses
For never will cowards fall down there.'

Histoire de Guillaume le Mareschal

www.elizabethchadwick.com

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Post by chuck » Thu July 29th, 2010, 4:00 pm

Mystery question of life....Wome's fondness for handbags/purses and shoes?........

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Post by Tanzanite » Thu July 29th, 2010, 10:36 pm

Shoes are like chocolates - there's no such thing as too many!

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Post by Michy » Thu July 29th, 2010, 11:45 pm

And shoes are even better than chocolates because they have no calories and can't make you look fat! ;)

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Post by Margaret » Fri July 30th, 2010, 1:24 am

Mystery question of life....Wome's fondness for handbags/purses and shoes?........
Can't help on the shoe question, because I mostly just want them to protect my feet without being too uncomfortable.

On handbags/purses - well, duh! :D You can carry around all the stuff you need in them! Money, books, pens, business cards, keys, calendars, little notepads for jotting down ideas and whatnot, tissues, shopping lists, recycled plastic bags so you don't have to acquire a new plastic bag with every little purchase (saving the planet a little bit at a time), lipstick (I don't wear it, but lots of women do). Men have more pockets in their clothes than women do - especially the breast pockets in their jackets, which work for flat objects like pocket calendars and notebooks - doesn't work for people with breasts.
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