Of course, I'm going to encourage everyone to buy, because that's why the exhibitors are there and I want book arts fairs to go on happening. I've yet to come away from a fair without a large hole where my money used to be, but in return for that I have countless delightful things, a ton of inspiration and very few regrets. As in most arty fields, I'm always bowled over by other people's incredible imaginations and attention to detail and patience and skill and and and. It's too much to help with the fair and have a table as well, alas, so it'll all be money out, and no money in. Perhaps when I go to Bristol in the spring I could make that happen the other way round? What, and not come away with anything new? Unlikely!
We've also (another plug) organised a morning of talks and discussion to run alongside the fair (excuse tacky image).