A badious, buoyant, bersatrix, bonny, benefic, bluestocking lover of berceuse, broderie, basiation and boston. Biased to bibliophily, bardolatry, balletomania and bathophobia, sometimes beblubbered, one day a beldam, but by no means boetian, breme, bilious, bumptious or barbigerous ;)

"…books are always good company if you have the right sort. Let me pick out some for you.’ And Mrs. Jo made a bee-line to the well-laden shelves, which were the joy of her heart and the comfort of her life."
Louisa May Alcott, Jo’s Boys (via observando)
— 3 weeks ago with 184 notes


The Iconic Transportation Units Poster Series 

Available for sale @Society6.

Created by Josh Lane


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"Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world."
Voltaire (via observando)
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"Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again."
C.S. Lewis (via observando)
— 3 months ago with 3432 notes
"I want to write a book so long that it will take the average person their whole life to read. It will be exactly the same length as the Bible."
Jarod Kintz, I Want (via observando)
— 4 months ago with 232 notes
"We are all ordinary. We are all boring. We are all spectacular. We are all shy. We are all bold. We are all heroes. We are all helpless. It just depends on the day."
Brad Meltzer (via observando)
— 4 months ago with 2323 notes
Psalm 98 →


Sing to the Lord a new song,

for he has done marvelous things;
his right hand and his holy arm
have worked salvation for him.
The Lord has made his salvation known
and revealed his righteousness to the nations.
He has…

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"In love, as in life, one misheard word can be tremendously important. If you tell someone you love them, for instance, you must be absolutely certain that they have replied ‘I love you back’ and not ‘I love your back’ before you continue the conversation."
Lemony Snicket (via observando)
— 4 months ago with 804 notes
"Well-read people are less likely to be evil."
Lemony Snicket, The Slippery Slope (via observando)
— 7 months ago with 1852 notes
"Another belief of mine: that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am merely in disguise."
Margaret Atwood, Cat’s Eye (via observando)
— 7 months ago with 669 notes

Diane Setterfield, The Thirteenth Tale


Diane Setterfield, The Thirteenth Tale

— 9 months ago with 2848 notes

Terry Pratchett, Thief of Time


Terry Pratchett, Thief of Time

— 9 months ago with 755 notes