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daily parcels * tied up in string *

daily musings of a vintage addict * I am totally obsessed with all things vintage * trying to keep up with my past...and sometimes ordinary everyday life

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I live in Australia, my ancestry is in Cornwall. a Celt. a hedgewitch of sorts. I am an Earth Healer. I wear upcycled clothes, patchouli oil and Redback boots. A gypsy. An eccentric. a mystic. I am a searcher, a seeker, a pilgrim on Earth. I serve my guests, tea from an old silver teapot. I love Vervain, yarrow, chamomile & mint. I love to dream, to walk and to wonder

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March 02, 2006

my vintage bookshelf


this book has been on my book shelf for years - the English Country cottage - love it ! I guess this is another book I would have to take with me if for some remote chance I had to go to the moon or travel to outer mongolia stranded on a barge in the middle of a river. The illustrations are just what I think my great-nan's house would have been like in East Stonehouse - Devon in the UK. some of the cottages I would die for ! cottages with names like Sparrow Cottage and Anglers cottage and Monks Retreat ............. just make my soul sing!

5 Comments:

Blogger dolly said...

glad Joe is ok, I was waiting to hear how it went.

dollx

3:47 pm  
Blogger Amy said...

That book looks divine, I have dreams of owing a property like that with a garden to match...

4:26 pm  
Blogger Maggie Ann said...

I like anything that makes my soul sing too. What a nice expression. the book looks like a gem!

4:32 pm  
Blogger Reflection Through The Seasons said...

Robyn, I have been reading your blog for a while now and thought it was about time I said hello.
I simply love this book illustration, so angelic, a beautiful picture of innocence.
Like you, I am fascinated with quaint names for houses. Before we moved to Wales, we lived in a small, pretty English village, the cottage opposite was named 'Mole End'. Isn't that just lovely! Marion

4:29 am  
Blogger Kerri said...

Looks like a lovely book. Don't those names conjure up such wonderfully cozy images? I love all things English!

11:52 pm  

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