Reviews of the Ephemeral

Happenstance’s Lucky Dip

In Pamphlets on June 1, 2010 at 9:28 am

I won’t be satisfied until the three columns of this new blog are full, and I fully intend to review the wonderful pamphlet ‘No Panic Here’ by Mark Halliday but, as I am in a rush, I will in the meantime advertise the means through which I acquired it.

Happenstance Press has had the brilliant idea to advertise a Lucky Dip section in its online shop. For £7 you get three random pamphlets, pamphlets you might not have otherwise picked (though at £4 each you’d be mad not to).

Lucky Dip

The pamphlets are almost pocket sized, with brightly coloured covers, and of course, staples. I doubt I would have encountered Mark Halliday’s pamphlet otherwise (I might have, but it would have taken longer) and I’m really glad I did, it’s been a while since I’ve had a coup de foudre with any collection. But more on that in a couple of days…

Why are you still here?

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  1. I love this idea! That’s another thing on my list of small publications to order when I’m back in the UK and P&P won’t be loltastic.

  2. Definitely do! I do believe P&P is free in the UK for the Lucky Dip, so really worth doing.

  3. […] I’ve mentioned, I picked this pamphlet up in the Happenstance Press’ Lucky Dip, but it is also on sale individually for a mere […]

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