Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Books or Paper


Books & Paper

If there is one thing I never have to look for in my house it is books. Even though I got rid of quite a few books and packed others away in boxes I still have plenty  in the house. I do have a Kindle now which is handy for travel and reading in bed but I like real books. Here are just a few from my bookshelves that reflect some of my interests. Can you guess which of those three old books, all favourites, I have reread the most often?

Another thing that I have a lot of at the moment. I mean really a lot, is magazines. A friend who knows how much Naomi and I enjoy old stuff has brought over boxes and boxes of old magazines which will eventually go to the Op Shop but at the moment we are busy sorting them, reading them and putting by a few to keep.

The Australasian Post and Pix magazines were more general interest magazines and featured a lot of bikini girls.
Magazines from 1948, 1949 and 1955

I started to think of how many other things around the house are made of paper. Here are some paper objects from my recent birthday.

We use paper for writing, wrapping and for hobbies. I do a bit of scrapbooking.

a selection of scrapbooking papers

I like this old box even though it is a bit tatty.

an old cardboard box

So much paper! And where does a lot of it end up?

Where will it all end up?

Author: Taswegian1957

Born in England in 1957 my family came to Australia in 1966. I grew up in Adelaide, South Australia, where I met and married my husband David. We came together over a mutual love of trains. Both of us worked for the railways for many years, his job was with Australian National Railways, while I spent 12 years working for the STA, later TransAdelaide the Adelaide city transit system. After leaving that job I worked in hospitality until 2008. We moved to Tasmania in 2002 to live in the beautiful Huon Valley. David passed away in 2015 and I'm here on my own now but I have Cindy the dog and Polly the cat to keep me company. I currently co-write two Wordpress blogswith my sister Naomi. Our doll blog "Dolls, Dolls, Dolls", and a "Our Other Blog" which is about everything else but with a focus on photographs and places in Tasmania.

3 thoughts on “Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Books or Paper”

  1. Well there is recycling, craft projects, packaging, in the garden, shred for animal bedding (some places use shredded paper) I know it’s hard to use it all up. I think Tip Shops and Bargain Centres get more than they can use as far as mags and books go. It’s a shame really.

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