The ‘world’s library’: my first experience of BookCrossing

“Instead of letting books grow mouldy behind an iron grating…it is better to let them wear out by being read.” ~ Jules Verne

Like many bibliophiles, I love chatting with others about books as much as doing the actual reading. And I was absolutely delighted to discover recently a whole new branch of bookish exchanges – the concept of BookCrossing.

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Right here, right now….

The present moment is filled with joy and happiness.  If you are attentive, you will see it.

~ Thich Naht Hanh

Anyone who follows me on Twitter or Instagram (see links at the foot of this page if you are interested!) will know that I am slightly obsessed about posting photographs of the beautiful sunsets with which we are blessed here in Scotland.  Hub and I are lucky enough to live in an apartment with a fabulous view – it is an excellent vantage point for weather-watching.

Last night, I shared this photo – a stunning example of the evening skies to which we are treated:


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