Sunday, April 13, 2008

Not that one should always take Byron's advice, or, A Week of Blogging about London Begins!

{Painting of the Thames by Canaletto}

From a letter sent from Lord Byron to James Hogg, March 1, 1816
And so--you want to come to London--it is a damned place--to be sure--but the only one in the world-(at least in the English world) for fun--though I have seen parts of the Globe that I like better--still upon the whole it is the completest either to help one in feeling alive--or forgetting that one is so.

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