Wednesday, May 14, 2008

And the winner was...

OK - I'm a bit 'jaded' this morning, so this is a quick blog from the hotel lobby, but we won! It was an incredible evening, I did take lots of pictures - so expect a more complete blog once we're safely back in the shop. Can't remember too much about our acceptance speech, so I hope I didn't do a Halle Berry, but it was all a bit overwhelming. It was also geat to meet the wonderful people from Mr Bs (who won independent bookshop of the year - how cool is that?) and also Emma from Snowbooks (Innovation in the Book Industry Award). What a night - thanks for everyone's messages of support, and to everyone back in Abingdon - expect a party at the shop in the very near future...

13 comments:

  1. I'm dancing with joy for you both. A most well deserved award. Congratulations. Put my name down for the party!!!!!

    Love Mary

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  2. So so well done, so so well deserved, so so so so so Mostly Books.

    Can I come to the party please?

    xo Angela

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  3. Mary's just told us the good news. Well done!! That's absolutely brilliant.

    Love,
    Jane
    (and the rest of the Oxford Writers' Group)

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  4. Mega congratulations! Well deserved too.

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  5. OK, so my timing was completely out, but anyway CONGRATULATIONS! Fantastic news and well deserved. Looking forward to seeing the pictures!

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  6. Jackie O11:31 AM

    There's a picture on the Awards gallery page at http://www.britishbookawards.co.uk/bbia_gallery.asp

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  7. Excellent!

    Very pleased for you both. Looking forward to congratulating you in person at the RNA Conference!

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  8. Fantastic news! Many hearty ones.

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  9. Oh WOW! BRILLIANT! - it couldn't happen to nicer people. I'll see you soon to congratulate you in person.
    Love Annabel

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  10. What splendid news - congratulations!

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  11. Wow! Congratulations! Your hard work definitely deserves an award.

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  12. Many congratulations Mark and Nicki! We hope you had a wonderful evening celebrating. It was lovely to meet you both on Tuesday night. Maybe we'll take a trip to Abingdon in the future to see your lovely shop... Best regards, Lyn and Mike from Bookstór.

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  13. Andy Laties5:36 PM

    wowee kazowee!!

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