19 January

Do you wrestle with dreams?
Do you contend with shadows?
Do you move in a kind of sleep?
Time has slipped away.
Your life is stolen.
You tarried with trifles,
Victim of your folly."

-Frank Hebert, Dune

my garden hat

which languishes on a hook...waiting patiently for spring


Oliver Twist, The Swiss Family Robinson and an old Bobsey Twins book

not only antiques but classics

a door

something you are comfortable with

our sofa

where i often sit with a cup of tea and my laptop

who is there

it is just me


  1. Very nice set of images. I also like the post processing treatment that you gave them. Well done. Have a blessed Sunday.

  2. i like the light in the door shot...
    spring will be here soon enough...smiles.
    love that quote as well from DUNE....def a thought

  3. my favourite is the last one.

  4. Great post. I love the photo of the surfer and the books, and the hat, well, just all of it!

  5. there has been times when thoughtful moments have taken over...the sea seems to create that feeling which you captured in that picture...

    I find an air of comfort in the pictures and words that follow...enjoyed this post very much...

  6. Lovely takes on this week's topics, so dreamy!

  7. I loved the Bobsey Twins as a child! :)

  8. i love how you aged the shots. neat effect!! ( :
    hi, you! nice to see you.

  9. I love the picture of the old things. Old books have a wonderful patina.
    Good sunday!

  10. Yes, it's nice to see you - the images you chose are lovely. I still have my Bobsey Twins books too.

  11. Stunningly beautiful, and they all have this touch of antique throughout. Very pretty, and soothing to the eyes.

  12. The first shot is wonderful- great use of texture.

  13. I find the lone surfer photo intriguing - what is one her mind...

  14. Great group of photos. I love the antiques and that is a great door shot too!

  15. Lovely photos!! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Our Beautiful World!!

  16. Wonderful post! I can't pick a favourite shot here - love them all! Great processing, too.

  17. My son and husband are surfers, so this picture got me.

    It's so nice to see a lovely picture of you.......the person behind the simple words and sweetest photos.


  18. Great photos- the series tells its own story. So lovely.

  19. Love your images! They have such a wonderful vintage feeling in them :)
    Have a nice day :)

  20. You make me wanna go surfing again with that beautiful shot! Thank you for sharing it with us at OBW and love the other photos too.

  21. Looks like you have a beautiful home. The books are my fav


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