πŸ“š Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan πŸ‘οΈ

San Francisco. An unemployed guy ends up in a bookshop where they are offering a job as a shop assistant. After a quick interview, he’s given a chance to work there. What makes this an extraordinary place? Well, the place is open 24/7, it is run by a lovely but mysterious guy, Mr. Penumbra, and even if there are not many clients there are some regulars who come looking to borrow the special coded books at the top of the endless shelves. Who are these people? What are they trying to decode? From that point on you will get hooked trying to know what this secret society is all about.

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πŸ’ͺ GCSE Revision – Photo card πŸ—¨οΈ

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GCSE Revision collage by CHP

If you ever had to teach this part of the exam you may have spent endless hours trying to find a picture with good enough content related to the topics so it can be described by the students. Furthermore, at some point, you might have even felt so frustrated that you even considered becoming a photographer and staging the whole thing but it can be way more simple than that.

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Business English – Coffee time β˜•

The reason why I went to Starbucks is simply that it was easy to find. You knew what you were getting and mainly you could stay forever in there. Remember the memes on hipsters who took their PC (screens and everything) in there or people went in to write a deep and meaningful work?

For me, it was just quite convenient. I must also say that my orientation skills at least in the big cities tend to be really appalling. Everything looks the same like… everything is full of the same chains. Once I was talking to a friend and I was explaining this and how they are everywhere and she told me there were no Starbucks in Italy. Really? I couldn’t believe it! Well, this has recently changed.

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