Above and Beyond Fashion

Pay no attention to decorators, designers, or passing fashions: from one season to the next nothing better becomes a house than a well-stocked bookcase (although a well-stocked cellar is also appreciated). Here are two of them within the library at Ballinderry Park, County Galway, an 18th century house that has been discussed before (see Sturdy as an Oak, January 6th 2014) but deserves regular revisiting, if only to linger over some of the many volumes gathered therein.


3 comments on “Above and Beyond Fashion

  1. Craig says:

    I agree utterly.

  2. Jaybee says:

    Books do furnish a room.

  3. walkers says:

    The clutter of books! My mother always told me that a tidy house was the sign of an empty head!

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