Simple and uncomplicated, just how I like things. It's all those outside influences we are subjected to that complicate things. But the older I get the more blinkered I become.
Sometimes blinkers are wonderful things ♥️
Old book stores can unearth hidden treasures, I love to see books with pencilled notes with readers musings and comments and little personal messages. My late Father was a bookworm and historian, he was often finding gems inside books, one in particular he gave to me, it was a letter written in 1847 by a William Lawrence to his wife whilst on board a paddle steamer on the Mississippi , I researched the writer and found him to be a surveyor of Memphis at the time, through the power of google I found his descendent, I rang him in America and told him I had this letter and would he like it, he was thrilled, he told me that the local library had a portrait of the man and that he would have the letter put with it, I kept a photocopy for me. The gentleman sent me a lovely letter of thanks and a cd collection of Elvis, apparently he knew the owner of Graceland before Elvis bought it and spent time there visiting. All this through a second hand book.
Absolutely wonderful ♥️
Agree with what you say - and a lovely story from Chrissie too.
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