Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Libraries

Sometimes, I just want to escape to a library.

Growing up I remember spending countless happy hours pottering about the local library - the British council Library in fact. It was never crowded - and the few people around would be going about their business quietly and peacefully.

There is just something supremely soothing and..civilized..about a group of strangers coming together in a place for a common purpose and yet not getting in each others way. Each focused on his or her own interests and literally in their own worlds - and yet pursuing a common interest together.

I wish I could escape to a library.

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