Year: 2017

  • The Way Through The Woods

    They shut the road through the woodsSeventy years ago. Weather and rain have undone it again, And now you would never know There was once a road through the woods Before they planted the trees. It is underneath the coppice and heath, And the thin anemones.Only the keeper sees That, where the ring-dove broods,And the […]

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  • CitySketch – Essex House

    Construction on the Essex House on Central Park South began one day after the stock market crash of 1929 that began the Great Depression. Two years later the hotel opened but since luxury hotels don’t exactly thrive during severe economic downturns, it was only open for a year before the government’s Reconstruction Finance Corporation took […]

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