Friday, 17 October 2008

Myself when old

I have just found THE best picture to sum up what I might be like in fifty years time. When I have my library, and Victorian dress has come back in fashion. And if I were a man. Actually, skip that last. It's a fab painting!

The Bookworm, by Carl Spitzweg: ......... I can't stop giggling!

8 comments:

Paul said...

I love this pic !! Musty books-heaven !

oxford-reader said...

I know! It's fantastic! Makes me long for a larger bedroom - although then I would need more books to fill the shelves!

GeraniumCat said...

Bliss - wonderful painting. Do you know this site? http://thenonist.com/index.php/thenonist/permalink/hot_library_smut/

Worth looking, I promise - you won't be able to tear yourself away.I'd love to know which you like best.

Karen said...

Geranium Cat is right. I bought that book to give to a friend and would love a copy for myself.

oxford-reader said...

Yeah, I've seen it - think I did a post in May that is basically just lots of libraries! I think the Trinity College one is my favourite - I wanted to do my undergrad degree there!!!

Juxtabook said...

Heaven indeed!

*jemima* said...

Its Mr Bennet! *all excited*

oxford-reader said...

Oh goodness! So it is!!! How funny