It’s Rude to Point

I came across a fantastic word this week, manicule. A manicule is a symbol in the shape of a pointing hand, used to draw attention to a section of text.

The discovery was made, during a visit to the Bodleian Library, in an exhibition called Sensational Books.

An Autumnal Equinox

Today marks the arrival of astronomical autumn here in the UK. The autumnal equinox occurred at 01.04 GMT. Autumn is my favourite season. I love watching the trees and their foliage change from a hue of greens to their golden autumnal colours.

Autumn is a time when I retire to my writing den and start a form of writer’s hibernation…