And we’re off. Not this very minute, if you’re an early reader. But barring horrific delays and mishaps and calamities, this is the day.
Does it seem like an un-English thing to move out of the country on St George’s day? ‘snot intentional.
It’s World Book Day. The real WBD, I mean. So I suppose it makes sense that a Bookwitch moves around in the world, a little.
Shakespeare kicked the bucket on this date, and when I looked it up, lots more people as well. Not Cervantes, for some obscure reason. I had laboured under the impression that he and William died on the same day, but Don Quijote’s creator has shifted to a day earlier. Oh, well.
Some were even born on April 23rd. Ngaio Marsh. Halldór Laxness.
Oh look, there’s the dragon..!!!