Archive for ‘Book’

June 16, 2011

Nifty Thrifty

I thrifted this little gem yesterday, Love it! :

May 16, 2011

Button moon

As a child arranging buttons on a tray was my favorite pastime and today I found myself doing this again, I have a beautiful button jar that used to belong to my Husbands Grandma, full of little beauties. I needed to find a particular button so emptied them all on to a tray, within no time I was entranced in the art of button arrangement:

It reminded me of one of my favorite Zandra Rhodes prints, so I un-earthed my book:

May 14, 2011

Advice for the gentlewoman

From my bookshelf : ‘Over the Teacups’ by Dulcie M. Ashdown, features excerpts from women’s magazines from the 1890’s.

A hundred years ago the ways of the gentlewoman were different from that of the gentlewoman today” Indeed.

May 11, 2011

Yes please:

I’d really like this book:

Pulled by Mike Perry

March 25, 2011

Norwegian Wood

“Don’t you think it would be wonderful to get rid of everything and everybody and just go somewhere where you don’t know a soul? Sometimes I feel like doing that. I really, really want to do it sometimes. Like, suppose you whisked me somewhere far, far away, I’d make lots of babies for you as tough as little bulls. And we’d all live happily ever after, rolling on the floor.”

Norwegian Wood is one of my favorite books, and the film adaptation is just BEAUTIFUL. I loved the colours, the seasons, the sound of the wind in the trees, the clothes, the snow, and most of all the bit where they walk and walk and walk, her leading, him following, going nowhere, just as a means to release energy and emotion.