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.
Now that I am a grandmother, it seems that I am often late in replying to your most-appreciated comments. But I read them as soon as they come in, and I will write as soon as I can. Please do come back and check. I love these blogging conversations. A little addendum - I've just spent quite a long time catching up with dear notes you left me months ago!! I do hope you can get back to read them. And I'm trying to be much more prompt now!Also, you may comment on any post, no matter how old, and I will see it.