How are you doing today? The postman arrived yesterday with my books and I was like a little kid at Christmas. I'm expecting one more today so you can only imagine my excitement. I know there are plenty of readers out there who share with me the love of books and they are probably curious about the ones I got. I will photograph the stack later but let me give you the name of one of them. It's called Paris: The Collected Traveler: An Inspired Companion Guide edited by Barrie Kerper - 721 pages long. I almost screamed when I took it out of box and realised how thick it was. It was a recommendation from my blog friend Ada of Classiq, who also shared it in one of her beautiful posts called notebook pages. The book starts with a quote from Julian Green's Paris, who at one point says: "Until you have wasted time in a city, you cannot pretend to know it well." I'm so ready to waste time in Paris! The introduction starts with a Victor Hugo quote: "A breath of Paris preserves the soul." It's from Les Misérables, a favourite of mine. If you haven't read it then please do so soon. It's one of those works that I will never forget reading, I still remember when and where I was when I read it.
It is now time to turn to my Paris book again and enjoy reading it before picking up the kids. As I promised yesterday, I have posted the rhubarb and strawberry crumble recipe on kitchen & aroma. I hope you find it delicious if you try it.