Oh, for a book and a cozy nook.
Maybe it’s a holdover from being read to sleep as a child, but I love reading in bed.
Is reading, all cozied up in the covers, part of your pre-sleep ritual? Does poetry or prose help send you off to the land of dreamy dreams? Did you ever make blanket forts when you were a kid?
If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, have I got the perfect cozy-book-nook-blanket-bed-fort for you, right here: http://www.buzzfeed.com/danieldalton/the-password-is-scotchy-scotch-scotch#.lg8wwX5kX
I stumbled on British writer Daniel Dalton’s excellent DIY bed-fort how-to/ ruefully funny tale of a broken heart last year and promptly shared it all over creation. I also book-marked it, saving it for that hazy future day when I must, simply must have a bed-fort. Since my very comfortable bed currently resides on the floor without the bed frame necessary to anchor the bed-fort of my dreams, that day will remain hazy just a while longer.
My future bed-fort shall differ from Mr. Dalton’s excellent but somewhat stylistically austere design in one important way: in addition to the hearty but not too glaring reading lamp bulb, mine shall feature fairy lights.
Lots of fairy lights.
May your dreams be sweet and your book nook cozy.