Tag Archives: Books

Black Daffodil Press at Leeds Cross-Cultural Book Fair 26/27 July 2013

This will be only the second outing for Black Daffodil Press outside my work room and attendant blog, and this one is in the middle of a proper shopping centre! For sale I will have Retrospective Packs 1, 2 & 3, … Continue reading

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World (X) Book Day

Did I mention it’s World (X) Book Day? http://www.worldbookday.com/ Here is my current reading (some read, some partially read, some re-read and some untouched): “Straw Dogs” by John Gray. “Killing Time” by Simon Armitage. “The Lorax” by Dr. Seuss. “Swimmer” … Continue reading

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“Work, finish, publish”, Michael Faraday – Printing, proofing & pricing (part 1)

I don’t have a problem with the “work” bit, or the “publish” bit, but the “finish” part of Faraday’s advice is my particular jonquille noir. And this is where that whole version thing comes in again. (Believe it or not, … Continue reading

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Even better than the real thing – making books

I have a confession to make. I like books. I like books for their own sake. I don’t worry about it, I just love ’em. I like the physicality, the ephemerality, the fetishistic redundant immediacy of them, and the unnecessary luxury of … Continue reading

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Stand by!

This is Black Daffodil Independent Press, a publishing identity inspired by the DIY culture of Punk and spurred on by the ongoing revolution in do-it-yourself printing, self-publishing and print-on-demand.

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