Posts Tagged: backyards

The tranquility of the desert


“This is the land which ye
Shall divide by lot. And neither division nor unity
Matters. This is the land. We have our inheritance.”

(T.S. Eliot in Ash-Wednesday 1930)
Sint-Pieters-Leeuw (B)

Some things of beauty and firewood


“A thing of beauty is a joy for ever:
Its loveliness increases; it will never
Pass into nothingness …”

(J. Keats in Endymion no. 1)
Ombret (B)

Memories of the industry standing in the snow


Liège (B)

Stopping prohibition and a water tower

“There will be quiet open spaces,
and shady towers sweet with bells,
and quiet folks with quiet faces,
walking among these miracles.”

(H. Wolfe in The dream-city)
Chênée (B)

A chair waiting for the summer to come

"When summer comes I’ll steal away
And find the land of shining day;
I’ll rest beside the singing streams
And make myself a house of dreams."

(H. Taylor in When summer comes)
Bottrop (D)