Spring is blooming

She wore her yellow sun-bonnet, She wore her greenest gown; She turned to the south wind And curtsied up and down. She turned to the sunlight And shook her yellow head, And whispered to her neighbour: “Winter is dead.” -A.A. Miller What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of Spring? […]

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Frozen Pines || A Winter Playlist

What does Winter…. look like? Stars coming out in the early evening. Animal tracks in the snow. Bare branches. Multicoloured umbrellas dotting the streets. Christmas lights. Snow-capped mountains. taste like? Hot cocoa. Ginger cookies. Peppermint tea. Christmas pudding. Banana bread. A snowflake on your tongue. Eggnog. smell like? Firewood smoke. Baking bread in the oven. […]

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Winter TBR

Despite the blustery weather and the bone-deep chill of winter, there is something beautiful and whimsical about this season, and not only because of the Christmas holidays. The scene unfolding outside the window is almost ethereal: a milky moon hanging in the skies like an ornament dangling from a Christmas tree, the bare branches swaying […]

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Autumn Days

“Is not this a true autumn day? Just the still melancholy that I love – that makes life and nature harmonise. The birds are consulting about their migrations, the trees are putting on the hectic or the pallid hues of decay, and begin to strew the ground, that one’s very footsteps may not disturb the […]

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A Chill in the Air

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.”  ― L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables October is without doubt the best month of the year. It is the epitome of the Fall season, from the weather, the food, clothes, music…you name it. Unfortunately it’s going by way too fast, and I wish I […]

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Autumn TBR

The leaves cascade unto the forest floor in shades of molten-red and brown, dancing to a song of howls and woos, like a prayer to the forest nymphs. But the burning leaves now turn a smoulder-gold as the first drops of rain fall. The soft raindrops of summer are long gone, replaced instead by heavy […]

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Summer Breeze

Summer is only a few days away but the sun has already started painting the world vividly by it’s rays. So blinding. So brilliant. I used to count down the days until this season started, mainly because it meant three whole months without thinking about school or homework. Now that I’m working however, it doesn’t feel […]

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Sunshine in the Meadow || A Spring Playlist

This playlist is a combination of all the things that remind me of Spring. It makes me want to go on long drives with the windows down, run aimlessly amongst the trees, eat ice-cream for breakfast and have picnics every other day. I hope you enjoy it! x Blood – The Middle East Willow Tree […]

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Spring TBR

“It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.”  ― Rainer Maria Rilke It is now officially Spring. The fields are parsley-green. A host of daisies scatter the meadows. The air is rich with the smell of flowers and mown-grass. After it’s slumber, the world feels young, lush and beautiful again. […]

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~Waltzing through Winter

Kindling Wood // Winter Playlist: Skinny Love // Bon Iver T.B.D. // Hanging Valleys Down in the Valley // The Head and the Heart Early Morning Fog // Jacob Shea, Jasha Klebe Ends of the Earth // Lorn Huron Outerspace Mover // Tom Rosenthal Dead Sea // The Lumineers Tiger Striped Sky // Roo Panes […]

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