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The book lovers tag!

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Instead of the usual fashionpost on Saturday, I will post something different this time… a post about ‘the book lovers tag’!

Recently I was invited by the lovely Steph from Canada to take part in this tag. Steph has a fun blog ‘Scale it simple‘. You should check it out if you’re into books, quotes, travel and lifestyle! But now what about that ‘book lovers tag’…

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The book club: ‘Afterwards’ – Rosamund Lupton

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Last week you could read about my mixed feelings about ‘The life-changing magic of tidying up’ and this week I will tell you a bit more about the third book we read with our book club: ‘Afterwards’ from Rosamund Lupton.

I looked forward to reading this book as the summary really appealed to me… so read on the see what I thought about it!

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The book club: ‘The life-changing magic of tidying up’ – Marie Kondo

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Our book club has picked out 7 books to read this year, all of them are fiction except one… ‘The life-changing magic of tidying up’ by Marie Kondo.

Last Sunday we discussed this book and today you can read all about what my fellow book club members and I think about this book!

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The bookclub: Symposium “Jane Austen – Fiction and Fame”

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The hall of the University Library, in which we were welcomed and where we had our lunch.

OK, so I promised you a post about Antwerp museums, but that will have to wait for another week I suppose… because today I want to tell you about an outing I had last Saturday! I went to Utrecht for an entire day of lectures about Jane Austen…

Are you as much of a Jane Austen fan as I am? Read on I’d say 🙂

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Today’s quote : the smell of books

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“There is nothing like the smell of books, both new and old. If someone ever bottled the smell, I would be all over it’ – Tiffany King

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I wonder if this little guy puts his nose in his books for a bit of that magic smell !

Today I am going to the Book Fair in Antwerp!!! This is absolutely one of fall’s highlights. In last weeks’ quote you could read all about my love for books (especially those written by Maeve Binchy 🙂 )… but I also like the smell of books and that is what this week’s quote is about…

Read more about my fascination with the smell of books!