Letters from a Hill Farm
I will keep this quote in mind when I pick up those second-hand gems at my library sales and used book stores!!
I love this quote, it fits my philosophy to a T.
Oh, yes! I absolutely agree! I would much rather seek out the lost and forlorn book than to pick a pristine one off the library or book store shelf. She was so wise.
Oh, Virginia,no one could have put it better.
Not a Virginia fan but she has it right here!Just dropping by to wish you a lovely lovely Christmas
This is a fantastic quote!!!!! May I use it sometime on my book blog???
Staci, I just love her description. splendid, isn't it just wonderful!Karin, yes, she was. I love to read inscriptions in used books. Julia, that's so true. 'wild' 'homeless' - 'flocks' just perfect.Elaine, and I am such a fan. I feel such a connection to her, though she lived so long ago. And the same to you!Laura, of course!!
Goodness, I love it! I have a house full of wild books, that is exciting. Yes, I love Virginia too, To the Lighthouse is, I think my current favourite. I have just ordered the DVD of Mrs Dalloway (second hand, of course!). Vanessa Redgrave playing Mrs D. which I think I may prefer to Nicole Kidman in The Hours.Dear dog in the snow, it is forecast for here tomorrow, great excitement, it always puts the U.K. in a great tizzy!Carole
I have quite a few of those wild ones too, thanks to a certain someone! I never wanted to see The Hours, but I love Vanessa. I'm just watching The Holiday. Do you know that movie? THE best English cottage ever (and they made it specially for the movie - not even real) But my idea of domestic heaven.
I am really going to try and respond to your comments as soon as they come in! I'm so grateful for your notes.Also, you may comment on any post, no matter how old, and I will see it.