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The secret of old buildings

©Roger Bultot

Come, I want to show you something!” She grabbed his hand and rushed ahead full of excitement pulling him like a puppy out on a walk.

Old buildings always hide a very interesting history. And this one is no exception”.

He looked at the large, brick-laden building that stood imposing in front of him. You probably wouldn’t even notice it had it not been for the huge glass windows that caught your eye.

If we don’t care about our past, we cannot hope for the future,” she said. “It doesn’t look like much, but it has definitely shaped this town”.

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15 thoughts on “The secret of old buildings

  1. “She grabbed his hand and rushed ahead full of excitement pulling him like a puppy out on a walk.” What a great line! Well done!

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  2. Abhijit Ray on said:

    We must care about our past and take lesson from it. Nice message.

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  3. gahlearner on said:

    “If we don’t care about our past, we cannot hope for the future” – so very true, and a great idea to illustrate this thought with an old building.the value and beauty of historical buildings.

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  4. As with many things in life, it’s not what you see that matters but what’s within.

    Keith’s Ramblings is but a click away!

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  5. Old buildings do seem to hold secrets, don’t they? Old churches, especially, have so many fascinating nooks and crannies “)

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  6. I agree that old buildings are great. 🙂

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  7. An unassuming exterior with great mass of power inside. I love old buildings like this as energy icons.

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  8. So much history is caught up in the buildings around us – the Notre Dame fire recently reminded us how valuable they are, even if not religious.

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