Wow! May is here! And April is now a memory. Time moves in fits and starts these days. Blink and you’ll miss it (even if, like me you find some days seem to go on for weeks.) Anyway…I want to wish you all a Happy May and hope you found May Day glorious and joyful.
I won’t lie to you. I’m finding this coming-out-of-lockdown very stressful. Thank goodness for books. In April, I read a lot…a lot a lot. It really helps to escape into other lives and other worlds; other peoples’ gardens while I try to sort out mine. This photo gives you just a taster of the books I have been going through like a mad woman in a library. Some brand new (or not out yet), some old friends…some rereads of books I had discovered and then rediscovered. And I should make note of some of the others that aren’t here….
–The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett (of course…it was April!)
–Gold by Geraldine Mills (please, please hunt this down and read it! Wonderful adventure, very thought provoking and extremely timely)
-The new picture book by Chris Haughton; Maybe….
–Howard the Average Gecko by Wendy Meddour & Carmen Saldana (4 or 5 times, actually…it’s perfect for soothing the nerves and making smiles appear from nowhere.
-And all the Mouse and Mole books by Joyce Dunbar and James Mayhew (because a new one is due out in just a couple of weeks!)
I go on, but you get the picture. I’m sure I’m forgetting some anyway. If you have a look at the blog posts…and particularly check out the FallenStar Stories Pages, you may find more (and you will find loads of reviews. So please check out the Pages.)
Anyway….I won’t tarry here any longer. I really just want to wish you all a happy and healthy May, as summer creeps in around the edges. (And happy reading!) Here’s another vintage May postcard….I love vintage postcards, don’t you?