Top 17 of 2017

I hope you all had wonderful Christmas, that you managed to find time to relax, breathe and think, but also to be, fully consciously be, with your family and with yourselves. I have a feeling I'm late to the party on this one, or at least cutting it very fine, but here's my list of …

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The Enchanted April – Elizabeth von Arnim

It is one of the 11 books I bought this year, it looks like my book buying ban will result in me limiting myself to buying on average one book a month, which still is not bad, especially that it looks like I'm going to read more than 80 books this year, so the TBR …

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Elizabeth and Her German Garden – Elizabeth von Arnim – Quotes

The opening of the book contains the ecstasy of a release that every woman who has experienced marriage and motherhood will recognize and many will envy: the opportunity to be alone, to have space and privacy with no demands made upon her, to eat and sleep when she pleased, to have silence and solitude and …

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