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Grey towers of Durham

“”To read a poem in January is as lovely as to go for a walk in June.”

– Jean-Paul Sartre

Words of Sir Walter Scott on Prebends Bridge, Durham, 2015

It’s time for a weekly quotation-inspired image.

If the quote inspires a pictorial or wordy post from you, do feel free to link in or to pop your URL in the comments.


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Copyright Debbie Smyth,  6 January 2021

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  1. Durham has long been on my list to visit in the UK and one day I’ll get there! I’ve yet to visit Newcastle as well, maybe I’ll manage to combine the two this year.

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  2. For once I’ve been to a place featured in your photos! 🙂
    Although I’m not sure why you linked my last quotation post to Sartre (except if you are alluring to “Hell is other people” and I am other people 😉). In any case, I am glad that today is a public holiday in this part of Germany because you set me on a labour of love: https://picturesimperfectblog.wordpress.com/2021/01/06/labour-of-love/
    for which I would not have found the time on a normal day. II found a poem and I ended up translating it, or at least make an attempt at doing so after being frustrated with the version in English I found online.

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