Monday, February 25, 2008

Perfect Refreshment

To sit in the shade on a fine day

and look upon verdure,

is the most perfect refreshment.

Fanny Price
Mansfield Park

Friday, February 15, 2008

Shady Nook

Fazenda São Francisco - São José do Barreiro - SP

Oh for a book and a shady nook,
either indoor or out.
With the green leaves whispering overhead,
Or the street cries all about.
Where I may read all at my ease,
Both of the new and old;
For a jolly good book whereon to look,
Is better to me than gold.

Christopher North

There's no better place to read or forget the worries and troubles of life than Fazenda São Francisco, in São José do Barreiro, São Paulo, Brasil. Many foreign tourists know that already. They keep going and telling others. I wonder when I'll be back ...

The Land of Might-Have-Been - Novello/Marsh

The Land of might-have-been, such a beautiful music, sung by Jeremy Northam, disappeared from Deezer! But we still can find it at YouTube. &...