Some books that I'd ordered online and forgotten about arrived. WHEEEEEE - PRESENTS!! (That I paid for but that's totally not the point!) So now when I run out of library books, I have a nice little stash waiting for me. Plus, yesterday was Charles Dickens' 200th birthday. If you've been here for a while, you'll remember that Charlie D and I go waaaaaay back and that he's one of my favourite authors. So yesterday afternoon when Penguin Australia were tweeting pictures of the covers and you had to say which cover was from which book for the chance to win a copy of the book in question, I jumped at the chance. And scored myself a free copy of The Mystery of Edwin Drood. Which is completely awesome because I've always wanted to read it but have never been able to find a copy in a bookstore.
But the biggest news came in the form of an email I received yesterday morning.
Congratulations, you have been offered a place at ___ University in 1st Semester 2012"
That's right, kids. I'm going back to uni again! I enrolled online today, and it's all official. Classes start in just over two weeks. 18 months from now, I'll have a Masters degree and will be qualified as a librarian!!
I'm crazy excited about it. I wanted to be a librarian from about the time I was seven until somewhere during high school when I decided that archaeology sounded like more fun. (It's not.) So really, I'm just getting back on my original career path. With a few
And if you know me at all, you'll know already who my librarian inspirations for the future are:
And how could you go wrong with inspirations like that??
Off to buy a lot of tweed,