many of you noticed that as from the last issue Bikwil has been
sporting a new subtitle?
the change after five years from The Newsletter of Quiet Enthusiasms?
when I began, I fully expected that Bikwil would remain a small
undertaking. And thatís why I chose the word newsletter. But
really itís never been a newsletter. News, in fact, has been
put it on the Internet, I soon realised what a misnomer that
newsletter business was.
to subtitle Bikwil?
not as a journal ó if I called it that, Iíd be derided for high-falutination
a periodical, surely ó a lifeless term, I reckon. A word that in
all my years of working in a major library I hardly ever saw used in
Bimonthly of . . . ? Somehow I donít think so.
remaining serenely uncooperative on the matter, for better or worse,
then, Bikwil is now The Magazine of . . .