Monday, June 14, 2010

Summer reading


When I think of summer reading, not matter where I am, I think of a garden spot, a bench in a park, overlooking water or perhaps a mountain range. I want to submerge myself in the story and when I look up I am going to dream!
I imagine myself curling up here...


Looking out to there...


Reading this...



Or that...

And that bench invites me to indulge a little in English reading...




While that chair reminds me of these books:




And these must be read here:





I just started my summer reading off with Elizabeth Goudge's Scent of Water! Oh, what a delight!
And may these books and all your reading desire last for a whole wonderful long summer!
Wishing you hours under a tree in a shady spot for reading, napping and... what ever else you like doing on a bench...


XX
Victoria




Pictures all books via V.Zlotkowski and amazon.com, art work via angelpig.net, woodengardensheds.org.uk, gardenoutdoorfurniture.net, indonesiateakfurniture.com, remaining linen chair via etsy seller sydg, and post card -I do not remember, but I do not take credit!

13 comments:

  1. We have a hammock for Summer reading and napping!
    pve

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  2. I have a lovely rocking chair, whereby I read. It faces the backyard, so when I look up, I see my flower garden. I am very grateful.

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  3. Oooh, that chair reminds me of books too, as I LOVE to read at the beach! Happy Summer Reading!

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  4. I agree. Being attached to nature in some way is great when reading. I've started The Three Musketeers by Alexander Dumas. I know it's a classic but I haven't read it yet!

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  5. thank you for the list, I'm always looking for a good book to have by my bedside table!

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  6. My dear, you always choose a lovely selection of books which go well with the furniture for comfort xxx

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  7. So many books to read so little time!
    Love your suggestion list!

    Karen
    Art by Karena

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  8. "so many books, so little time" :) I agree...

    Lovely blog, I keep on refreshing the page to listen again and again the music,

    Bests,
    Basak

    from the other side of the world :)

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  9. Sorry, with "from the other side of the world" I meant Germany :)

    By the way I have found your blog through my search for German Chandelier Manufacturers... We need a huge one for a luxury shop in Berlin ;)

    Bests,
    Basak

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  10. what a romantic post!

    just passing by your blog and i have to say i LOVE it. do come drop by mine too and maybe we can follow each other. =)

    have a lovely day!

    Persis
    http://onestylemile.blogspot.com/

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  11. I adore books and reading - it cultivates the miond. Must remember to read "The Lady and the Poet" - a friend recently suggested I read this.
    Such happy pictures, sweetie;-)

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  12. To you all, thank you for you kind responses, I could not exist without books....
    Books do cultivate the mind and they have taught me more then I can say. They are my continous education, pleasure, entertainment and I have a hard time not to share my enthusiasm. I just cannot squeeze in another blog, dedicated to books alone, as much as I am tempted!
    And I guess it fit's in to a graceful life style blog...

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