My tryst with books

mmmmmm books…

It’s the monsoons – perfecto for my renewed challenge to read books and rekindle this long lost interest of mine.

Once upon a time, I was an avid bottle-eyed bookworm utterly obsessed with books and smitten by the written word; libraries where my seventh heaven, my cloud nine, and under the blanket was my cozy wormhole, night was day and day was night, I never cared. Good times!

But unfortunately, as time passed by and life ebbed on, so did my dwindling interest in books. Ever since, I have been wistfully wishing to read books again… but Mr Procrastination always won fair and square!

“A writer only begins a book. A reader finishes it.” – Samuel Johnson

So I asked myself – if not now… then when? So recently, on a spur, I marched myself into a lending library nearby and gifted myself a membership and now here I am… a happy bottle-eyed bookworm again – and loving every minute of it!

Stepping into the library was a spell binding moment – the familiar piles and stacks of books, the numerous rickety shelves, the rousing blurbs on the back of the books, the crisp scent of brown tinted pages – the very ambience of it all – simply stirred a soft nostalgic adrenalin rush. Memories in paper.

Now, curled up with a book and snug in my cozy wormhole after ages – I am thrilled beyond words that I gave my reading challenge a shot. Books are here to stay. Solid.

Leave no regrets behind. Better now than never.

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Dee Written by:

Just another writeher who revels in the magic of words and the simple things of life. I want to just be and discover the secret of the stars, catch floating clouds, feel raindrops fall, watch distant lights, learn to soar and touch your soul...


  1. July 27, 2016

    Hi there,I simply adore the theme of your blog and beautiful post out here,but somehow I am unable to follow your blog,it does not have a follow button in the bottom,i guess?

    • July 27, 2016

      Hey thank you so much.. appreciate it! But i think you are already a follower?! It worked. You are in the list! Thank you… and I love your blog too.. so glad I chanced upon it! 🙂

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