Books that prove life is better than fiction

Isn't it amazing how life finds a way to be better / stranger / more astonishing than what we can imagine? There are those unbelievable stories. And there are those captivating chronicles of nature, history, and human behaviour. Cheers to Non-fiction November! 🥂

My favourite coffee table books

December, with its festive feeling, seems like a perfect time to talk about coffee table books. For a long time I've been having books that could be characterized as "coffee table books", but only recently I became aware of their purpose and I began to appreciate their beauty. "A coffee table book is an oversized, … Continue reading My favourite coffee table books

Autumn is calling: The Fall Book Tag

The Fall Book Tag seems like a great opportunity to celebrate the beginning of Fall in a bookish and autumn-ish manner. How to resist the temptation of thinking about comfy sweaters, bright colours, and howling winds? ♥ The Fall Book Tag was created by Bionic Book Worm, and I got inspired to do this tag by Adventures … Continue reading Autumn is calling: The Fall Book Tag

A chronicle of colours’ history: The Secret Lives of Colour by Kassia St Clair (book review)

"Colours are the smiles of nature" said the English writer Leigh Hunt, and I couldn't agree more. It fascinates me how something as simple as catching a glimpse of a certain colour can induce a happy mood, bring up a dear memory, or remind you of a good friend. I am a visual person, that's … Continue reading A chronicle of colours’ history: The Secret Lives of Colour by Kassia St Clair (book review)

Books I packed for my summer holiday

As August is getting closer and closer, my summer holiday is also getting closer and closer ❤ I've already started packing and I want to share with you what books I will take with me on holiday. Just to give you a little bit of context: I will be going for 1 week at the … Continue reading Books I packed for my summer holiday