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11 Books That Will Definitely Disturb You

"The world around only mattered because people lived there and sometimes, in spite of the pain, tragedy, and degradation, even managed to triumph there."

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“Little solace comes to those who grieve when thoughts keep drifting as walls keep shifting and this great blue world of ours seems a house of leaves moments before the wind.” ― Mark Z. Danielewski, House of Leaves

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10 Books to Restore Your Faith in Print

House of Leaves, Mark Z. Danielewski. Was one of the most exciting yet strangest pieces of lititure to read. He took ideas, and even words and paragraphs and manipulated them so to go along with the human mind and mood or situation in the story at that moment. Even, sometimes for reasons I couldn't see. He is defiantly an inspiration in my reading and writing.

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Antique Courtyard Garden listed in: Courtyard Landscaping Pictures, courtyard Garden Pictures Design and courtyard Flowers

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A blog about Decorating, fashion, gardens, the beach, gardening, cooking, photography, all influenced by my Italian and Argentine roots.

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Espalier Fruit Trees: That's Natty!

Espalier Fruit Trees for our orchard. Espalier = the horticultural and ancient agricultural practice of controlling woody plant growth originally for the production of fruit,by pruning and tying branches to a frame so that they grow into a flat plane, frequently in formal patterns, against a structure such as a wall, fence, or trellis.

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Tiny courtyard garden in Chiswick - in pictures

french gray-farrow ball Credit: Sophia Evans/Sophia Evans The fence and planters are painted (French Gray, by Farrow & Ball) to pick up the colour of the kitchen. Adding trellis to the top of the fence gives the garden extra privacy and growing space without loss of light.

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