Getting in the Mood

It’s that time of year – the flowers are in bloom, the birds are chirping, baby bunnies are popping from every hole; why even the Royals are feeling it, as they digitally alter their stiff-upper lips into Buckingham approved smiles: it is the season for Romance! And for those of you (like me) who are just made miserable by all these spawns of love – literally all the plant reproduction in the air is making it difficult for me to muster even the slightest bit of enthusiasm for Will and Kate! – here are a few links to put you back in the mood:

Romance Books: Smart Bitches, Trashy Books

I’m really not much of a Romance reader, but these smart, witty reviews have aroused my interest in the Harlequin Shelf!

Romance of Language: Stephen Fry’s Kinetic Typography Video

Just the thing to put you in the mood for loving the English Language.

Romantic Decor: peacefully romantic Bookish Crane Mobile from SpareBedroomStudio


Romantic Creations: Knit You’re Own Royal Wedding

For those unable to make it to London this weekend, but industrious enough to recreate the experience at home.