Last week I was walking through Bloomsbury in London and discovered, for the first time, Gray’s Inn Gardens. Known as “the Walks” this piece of green space was apparently laid out by Sir Francis Bacon in 1606. It’s a really nice peaceful spot and I sat there for a while as the light changed while clouds passed overhead.
There is a tall narrow stone plaque at one end sitting in the grass. It reads as follows:
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It then goes on:
I thought that was great.