Books & Flowers Make Me Smile!

Today, while Waif was joining in with a football session at the local sports centre (that’s soccer to my American friends ;-)), Gman & I went for a wander round the local neighbourhood. Popping in to the Sally Army charity shop, I couldn’t believe my luck at finding this super selection of bargain books:

charity shop haul

Funnily enough, I had, last night, just read a review of “Seeking Silence in a Noisy World” and added it to my “to read” list on Goodreads (which, incidentally, never seems to get any shorter…I wonder why that is?!) so I was especially pleased to see this for the princely sum of Ā£1.20!

On returning home, I was struck by the beauty of the echinacea flowers in our garden, and thought I would share a couple of photos, as it’s been a while since my last flowery post!

load of echinaceas
echinacea

What has made you smile today?

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7 thoughts on “Books & Flowers Make Me Smile!

  1. stuff I said says:

    Your post! I love it when someone finds a good bargain and the photos are lovely. A sure smile bringer. šŸ˜€

    • vivjm says:

      Thank you! Glad you like the photos. I love echinacea flowers, although there’s a certain sadness in them, in as much as they are the last thing to bloom in the garden, so heralding the end of summer…

  2. Motherfunker says:

    Your post haas made me smile and picking up some bargain books has made me smile and having some time on my own and coming home to “MUMMY! I LOVE YOU SOOOOOO MUCH! Have made me smile šŸ™‚

  3. Great bargains – I love it when I get a good haul of books, especially if they are on my wishlist!
    The quiet of today is what’s making me smile…

  4. Renard Moreau says:

    [ Smiles ] I am also fond of books and flowers.

    Nice post!

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