bought, read and saw stuff
I spotted these little beauties in amongst piles of second hand junk at Salamanca markets...which runs every Saturday. Nice little vintage red and lime green buttons plus this amazing round tortoise shell knitting needle. All for 2 bucks each! I haven't used the needles, they feel quite flexible. They are a 4 mm(a size 6 in US). I
The other morning as I was walking past Fullers Book shop, which enticingly opens before 9, I spied 'The Lollipop Shoes' a new book by Joanne Harris, and it's the sequel to 'Chocolat', I bought it straight away.
It was a nice feeling having a new book next to you while at work knowing that when you get home you'll be transported back to Paris with familiar people and the smells chocolate!
Last night with a friend we went to see Pan's Labyrinth...set in 1944 at the time of post war Spain. Wow apart from some very brutal scenes I loved the dark fantasy side. The make- up, animation and set designs just blew me away. The 'Pale Man' was just the most evil and disturbing character that I have seen in a long time second only to my favorite 'Krampus'.