Freitag, 22. Mai 2015

Friday Five and books


Good morning

it's friday again (how fast the time flies!) and I'm joining with


I

At first a random photo. Have choosen it by color.
That I often do.
As a former artisan I'm a person of colors (have a colorful mind ;-) ).
And my dayly challenge by blogging is to choose matching pictures.
So that it gives a harmony during my postings, from one to the next and not a big colorful mess.
It's a little crazy, ins't it?

II

I would wish, more visitors did notice this and see the whole site, not just the one post 
(don't worry, there are almost only pictures, little text)

III

In last time I read two great and stunning books:
and
Brady Udall "The lonely polygamist"

I dont like the modern fantasy books, I like to read really storys about real people.
And this two books are written very well!
The first is the story of a Jewish woman in the England of the thirties to the present days. A story from everyday life, from finding her own way and a story of any painters to.... a marvellous book!

The second book takes place in Utah of the sixties, a story of an unusual family everyday. It's really a sad book, but so well written that you will not want it put down. At these more than 700 pages is not a single set boring or unnecessary, even when he talks about the most trivial things.
A book full of slapstick and a voltage of the own kind. I like it!

IV

I spend many time in the garden of my mother (88).
Last two years I haven't worked there (of heathy reasons) and nobody other has it done.
Who has a garden, will know, what that means - - -

V

At last still one photo of the old manor house in Röderhof, where we were at Easter monday.
I very like this old stonework.
(Meanwhile the young trees are green, wish, I coult it see!)


Have a nice and sunny whitsun weekend all :-)

Kommentare:

  1. Five great things! I hope that you have a good weekend and can enjoy some more time in the garden perhaps? Thank you so much as always for joining in! xx

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  2. Wunderschöne Ruinen. Machen sich toll auf den Fotos.

    Mersad
    Mersad Donko Photography

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  3. Love the beautiful stonework of the old manor house, beautiful.

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  4. To see stone work is a treat. Tom The Backroads Traveller

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  5. Those books sound interesting.
    i have a question - if you were an artisan - then, aren't you always an artisan???

    I really like stone work - it's like a gift from the artists made "before" - for us to enjoy today . . nice . . . thank you

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    1. I'm no moret, I'm retired now.This has any reasons....
      But of course in my mind I stayed a person of colors, such sense does not disappear only when no longer working.
      Colors play a big role in my life.

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  6. That's a great five! Hope you have a lovely weekend with some sun x

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  7. Mascha, your photos of the old stonework are awesome. I love the colors in the manor, and would love to see it now with the trees leaved out. So sorry for the garden at your mother's.

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  8. The wall in your first wonderful photo is beautiful! I just love it! Enjoyed the second photo as well. I know what you mean about gardening...I've had to almost completely give it up, only growing a few things in pots. The books you mention sound really good! I too like true accounts rather than fiction most of the time.

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  9. You live in a such a beautiful area. I loved seeing all your photos.

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  10. I like your photos very much. The colors are nice. I think it would be lovely to visit that old manor. - I know tending a garden is a lot of work and now I am doing my own flowes and helping my mom with hers (she is 86). I enjoy reading a lot of different books. The ones you mentioned sounded interesting. Have a wonderful weekend.

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  11. i love the photos...the stonework is so pretty...i will have to check out those books! thanks for linking mascha and hope you are having a great week!

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