Happy reading!

My life is a reading list.
― John Irving (quotation reblogged from Logical Quotes)


Yesterday my parents sent me an email wishing me a happy World Book Day. Isn’t that the sweetest?

Technically it’s tomorrow but celebrations are going on already, in Slovenia as well. Thus the past night was The Night of the Book in Piran on Slovenian coast. Piran City Library celebrated it by inviting kids to spend the night right there without parents, read their favourite books, watch a show, listen to a concert, and — fanfare — eat pancakes! Yeah! Imagine that!

Photo by father who was obviously passing by. The poster says: “A good reader walks a step before the sheep.”
Two years ago the library displayed books with colours in their titles. The prominent spot was awarded to Eric Carle’s “Hello Red Fox” which is most obviously green.

If you ask me, my life is indeed a reading list, as John Irving says above. (Here is mine and I ask you to kindly leave your favourites in a comment.) As is a places-to-go list, movies-to-watch list and things-to-buy list. I rarely write the last one, though, and when I do, it only contains groceries in three languages.

Here is a collection of photos featuring Piran port’s own green and red lighthouses. For the nautical people they are just as informative as any book.

Photo: © signature mmm

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16 Comments Add yours

  1. mexploring says:

    Looks like a charming place! Even on a gray day. I am not sure about my reading list. I have many books on my kindle, all in process – that would be my list, I guess 🙂

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    1. Thank you, Mex, it is nothing but charming. If you have a favourite book or a couple, please give them to me in a comment to my booklist. I collect favourites. 🙂

      https://manjameximovie.wordpress.com/booklist/

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  2. Leya says:

    Well, well – Piran City library has it all as I see it! Who would not come to that kids’ gathering! A splendid idea! I will check on your reading list too.

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    1. Thank you, Leya. It’s actually a collection of favourite books by the people of this world who I know. 🙂 You’re most welcome.

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  3. misselenka says:

    I was reading your post, and it was like a little journey abroad 😍

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    1. Yeah, Miss Elenka, this is why I blog. 🙂 Thank you!

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  4. Joanne Sisco says:

    Those are just the cutest little lighthouses! I like the perspective of the 2 lighthouses together with the boats coming through the channel.

    I’m assuming that is a bell on top?

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    1. Thank you, Joanne. But.. hm… I’m not a very nautical person. A bell? I would say a light, no? 😀 Maybe somebody else knows… For sure I never hear any bell tolling from the port.

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      1. Joanne Sisco says:

        Of course!! A light! Duh! It’s a lighthouse. Sometimes I miss the obvious!

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      2. Hihih, this is cute. But you said lighthouses yourself! 😉

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      3. Joanne Sisco says:

        Sometimes the brain doesn’t fire on all cylinders 😉

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  5. Was it yesterday? :/ I’ve missed world book day 😶😱

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    1. Ohh, RayNot, it was! Were you too busy reading? 😉 I was busy and down with the flu, now it’s better, I’ll be more regular in checking out blogs.

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      1. Nope…not so much reading lately :/ I’m mostly trying to re-design my house. That’s a lot of work..hope u’ll feel better!!! 🌞❤️

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  6. Love the pics 🤓❤️

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