the little guide to butterflies & the little guide to leaves | book review

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the little guide to butterflies

The little guide to butterflies* – £7.99

The little guide to leaves* – £7.99

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if i saw these books in a bookshop, i’d pick them up purely based on the covers. since childhood, i’ve loved animal and nature based books, so that would keep me reeled in. and the kicker? the fantastic illustrations (by tom frost) inside, as well as the informative and interesting text.

they’re hard backed, lovely quality paper and the texture of the illustrations really stand out. easily the kind of books you’d be tempted to buy second copies of so you could frame the images as prints. each book is 96 pages long so they feel nice and substantial, without being overwhelming.
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snapshots of my week – 8th september

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moody looking ginger cat

this week i saw lots of cats, and took very few photos (other than a few blog ones you’ll see soon). i had a last minute interview (didn’t get the job) and had an excellent charity shop find. i’ve been ill for most of the week, so beyond applying for jobs, replying to emails and doing a little deep cleaning i’ve not been terribly busy.
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office chair wishlist

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office chair wishlist

now that i (finally) have a desk to work on, i’ve been wanting to get a nice chair. the one i currently have is a foldable wooden one, with slats that slightly dig into me if i sit on it for more than half an hour at a time. i can’t lean back at all and generally, it’s not at all conducive to a working environment!
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