I have been feeling rather uninspired lately. I hate to admit feeling uninspired, because if I could have it my way I would spend everyday being inspired.
However I had a wonderful day trip out the other day, and much said, when I am feeling down the one thing that will cheer me up no end is a second-hand bookshop.
It was the type of bookshop that has no real order, it’s all a little upside down and tatty (just the way I like it) shelf to shelf full of books, some old some newer. It’s no secret that I love the smell of old books.
It was run by a friendly old couple who still use paper bags instead of plastic bags- another thing I appreciate.
I managed to find a Jemima Puddle-Duck book for 50p and one of my favourite authors Jacqueline Wilson’s Midnight for £1.
I also later visited a Charity shop on the way home, and bought yet more books. Oh I know I am bad with books, but right now they are the only thing that seems to cheer me up.
I got more Jacqueline Wilson’s for 50 and 60p, I have been reading her books for over a decade and still can relate to her writing so much.
Then I uncovered this Brambly Hedge one. I am more a of a Beatrix Potter fan myself, and have an exciting post coming soon about just that, but I couldn’t pass this up at 75p. I just love the illustrations, and I remember one of my wonderful friends fondly talking about these stories♥