Summer is possibly one of my favourite times to read. The long evenings filled with stretching shadows and golden light, the bright mornings dusted with birdsong, even the drizzle-heavy days where the flowers dampen and we all complain about the humidity; the warmest months of […]
Tag: Summer Reads
Summer vacation growing up for me typically meant entire days sat at the local library, piles of books all around me. There wasn’t a day I didn’t browse every aisle for any arrival I may have missed, adding more and more to my piles and haggling the 10 book limit with librarians. At university, I chose an apartment based on its proximity to the university library, and upgraded a tiny table covered in novels to a cozy seating area and a coffee table covered in art books.
Summers in my early twenties typically meant entire days seated at the local coffee shop, devouring pages while sipping far too much iced espresso for mine or anyone’s good. While then that may have gone for several uninterrupted days or weeks, since starting work full time that’s become more like one to two days a month. Still, I tend to tie objects to memories, and any time I find myself reading in a coffee shop, waiting out the latest thunderstorm, I feel 21 again.