Friday Fun: Libraries

From the smallest to the most generous spaces… there’s always room for a few more books!

Corridor Library, Dezeen Magazine.
Corridor Library, Dezeen Magazine.
Home library, Elle Decor.
Home library, Elle Decor.

(If you want to wrap up all your books in white covers for a streamlined look…)

Karl Lagerfeld's Paris library, Decoista.
Karl Lagerfeld’s Paris library, Decoista.
Book Mountain Library, Spijkenisse, The Netherlands.  Photo: Jeroen Musch.
Book Mountain Library, Spijkenisse, The Netherlands. Photo: Jeroen Musch.

Friday Fun: Writers’ Studies

I’ve been struggling with a poetry assignment all this week, so no time to be clever, or poetical  or witty today. Instead, I wish you a happy weekend and leave you with this pictures of the studies/workrooms of famous authors. Today I opt for the glitzy, glamorous and rather tidy…

Michael Pollan, American journalist and foodwriter. From tobeshelved.com
Michael Pollan, American journalist and food writer. His writing hut from tobeshelved.com
Hilary Kerr, fashion writer and stylist. From domainehome.com.
Hilary Kerr, fashion writer and stylist. From domainehome.com.
Colson Whitehead, American novelist. From Tmagazine, New York Times.
Colson Whitehead, American novelist. From Tmagazine, New York Times.
Roddy Doyle, Irish novelist and dramatist.  From Tmagazine, New York Times.
Roddy Doyle, Irish novelist and dramatist. From Tmagazine, New York Times.
Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892 - 1950), American poet. From Writershouses.com
Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892 – 1950), American poet. From Writershouses.com

Friday Escapism

Take me far away from here, in landscapes and places which make me dream.

snowboarding-skiing-moutain-snow
Mont Blanc? Not sure of source – happy to attribute correctly.

 

 

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Greece – August full moon.
Lake Geneva from Montreux.
Lake Geneva from Montreux.

 

Garden of the 5 Senses, Yvoire.
Garden of the 5 Senses, Yvoire.

Finally, to quote Borges, I always imagined paradise to be a library rather than a garden.

From weheartit.com
From weheartit.com
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http://www.nevillejohnson.co.uk

There is a poem in there somewhere, if only I had time to find it…