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I decided to list five things everyday that made me happy.

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  • Art for Life: The Story of Peggy Angus by Carolyn Trant
  • A Certain Justice by PD James
  • A House with Four Rooms by Rumer Godden
  • A Time to Dance, No Time to Weep by Rumer Godden
  • The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver
  • Strands by Jean Sprackland
  • A Tiger in the Sand by Mark Cocker
  • The Kitchen Diaries Vol II by Nigel Slater
  • The Studio Reader ed. Mary Jane Jacob and Michelle Grabner
  • Anne Redpath by Patrick Bourne
  • Gillian Ayres by Mel Gooding
  • Flourishing by Maureen Gaffney
  • The Natural Navigator by Tristan Gooley
  • A Boy at the Hogarth Press by Richard Kennedy
  • The Powers That Be by Walter Wink
  • The Eliots of Damerosehay Trilogy by Eliz...
aug 4 2013 ∞
aug 4 2013 +
    • Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
    • Life in a Cottage Garden by Carol Klein
    • Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain by Betty Edwards
    • Journal of a Solitude by May Sarton
    • Vindication: A life of Mary Wollstonecraft by Lyndall Gordon
    • The Rosemary Tree by Elizabeth Goudge
    • Elizabeth Blackadder by Philip Long
    • Blue and Yellow don't make Green by Michael Wilcox
    • Beatrix Potter's Lakeland by Hunter Davies
    • The Black Tower by PD James
    • The Sweet Life in Paris by David Lebowitz
    • John Piper and Myfanwy Piper: Lives in Art by Frances Spalding
    • Winifred Nicholson by Christopher Andrae
    • Nocturnes by Kazuo Ishiguro
dec 30 2011 ∞
dec 30 2011 +
  • Rowland Hilder Country: An Artist's Memoir
  • Evelyn Dunbar: War and Country by Gill Clarke
  • The Highly Sensitive Person by Elaine Aron
  • The Time by the Sea by Ronald Blythe
  • Beryl Bainbridge: Artist, Writer, Friend by Psiche Hughes
  • English Popular Art by Margaret Lambert and Enid Marx
  • Five Women Painters by Teresa Grimes
  • Ludlow's Secret Gardens by Michael Dawson
  • Secret Gardens by Rosemary Verey
  • William Scott by Norbert Lynton
  • William Scott by Sarah Whitfield
  • That's the way I see it by David Hockney
  • How to Stay Sane by Philippa Perry
  • Wild by Cheryl Strayed
  • Torch by Cheryl Strayed
nov 3 2014 ∞
nov 3 2014 +
jan 9 2012 ∞
aug 25 2015 +
      • Land by Fay Godwin
      • The Lighthouse by P.D. James (I have just discovered P.D. James)
      • Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger
      • Hungry by Crystal Renn
      • The Ivington Diaries by Monty Don
      • A Mind to Murder by P.D. James
      • Elizabeth and her German Garden by Elizabeth von Arnim
      • The Private Patient by P.D. James
      • Notes from Walnut Tree Farm by Roger Deakin
      • The BBC Book of the Countryside (1963) ed. Arthur Phillips
      • The Countryman's Bedside Book by BB (Denys Watkins-Pitchford)
      • Play Pen: New Children's Book Illustrations by Martin Salisbury
oct 28 2010 ∞
oct 28 2010 +
      • Icons of England by Bill Bryson et al
      • The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett
      • The Handmade Book by Angela James
      • Ben Nicholson: A Continuous Line by Chris Stephens
      • Kurt Schwitters: Creator of Merz by M.E. Burkett
      • Consequences by Penelope Lively
      • Stitch Magic by Jan Beaney and Jean Littlejohn
      • I Love Crochet by Rachel Henderson and Sarah Hazell
      • The Complete Guide to Altered Imagery by Karen Michel
      • The Cute Book by Aranzi Aronzo
      • Compendium of Knitting Techniques by Betty Barnden
      • The Gang: Coleridge, the Hutchinsons and the Wordsworths in 1802 by John Worthen
oct 28 2010 ∞
jul 23 2017 +
      • Iris: a memoir of Iris Murdoch by John Bayley
      • Romantic Moderns by Alexandra Harris
      • Kitchen by Nigella Lawson
      • Crow Country by Mark Cocker
      • Somerville's Travels by Christopher Somerville
      • Devices and Desires by PD James
      • The 28 Laws of Attraction by Thomas J. Leonard
      • Unnatural Causes by PD James
      • The Private Diaries of Alison Uttley 1932-1971, edited by Denis Judd
      • Spiderweb by Penelope Lively
      • John Peel: Margrave of the Marshes
      • Elizabeth Bishop: Complete Poems
      • Borderland by Ronald Blythe
      • Words in Air: The Complete Correspondence Between Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Love...
oct 28 2010 ∞
oct 28 2010 +