Hello everyone! I hope you are all having a wonderful November. I've had a hectic month as I've had health problems and work. I'm glad that we are finally moving into December, which is my favourite month. Aside from health problems, I have had a very quiet month. I haven't been able to go out quite as much as I would like, but I did spend a lovely day in Manchester at the John Rylands Library Gothic Exhibition. I thought I would share a few photos on here as it really is a beautiful building! My camera unfortunately broke recently, so these were all taken on my phone. I will have to go back with a working camera one day!
The John Rylands Library was opened in 1900, and is now part of the university. The exhibition was mainly literature based, and I thoroughly enjoyed it. I took several Gothic literature modules during my undergraduate degree, and it was nice to see several of my favourites on display. The building is truly spectacular, and the perfect setting for the exhibition. I was very good and did not buy anything from the shop at the end of the exhibition. I did write down some details of some of the editions that were on display, as I saw a lovely edition of Angela Carter's The Bloody Chamber. I adored the aesthetic of this building; it is the perfect library setting. I think the John Rylands Library has even surpassed the beautiful Bromley House Library as my favourite library building!
I'm hoping to have more posts planned for December. I've had quite a difficult month, and I'm looking forward to feeling festive and going on a few day trips! I'm visiting the Harry Potter Studio Tour again in a few weeks time and I have my graduation to look forward to. Christmas is my favourite time of the year (some of you may remember my very excited Christmas posts from last year) so I'm hoping things start picking up for me. I would also like to apologise for my lack of activity on here and on Instagram. I've been struggling to find the time to reply to comments or write any posts. I do have several posts planned so I'm hoping to have more time free in December!
I hope you all have all had a wonderful November!