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A Brief Guide to Durham’s Alleyways

Alley. A narrow passage between or behind buildings.

This definition is too vague. I prefer (my own):

Alley. A narrow passage between or behind buildings that provides auxiliary access. 422 more words


Let's Go To The Duke Lemur Center!

When I first relocated to Cary, North Carolina, I was familiar with lemurs from watching the movie “Madagascar” with my daughter.  Of course, the animated lemurs were adorable and funny, and I loved them.  464 more words

Cuddy; a sonnet for St. Cuthbert

On the 20th of March we remember with thanksgiving St. Cuthbert, the great Apostle of the North, in whose honour the Lindesfarne Gospels were made and on whose breast was found the… 382 more words

Canterbury Press

A van Gogh thief tells all on television

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

AMSTERDAM (NYTimes) – “Some people are born teachers. Some people are born footballers. I’m a born burglar.” So says Octave Durham, who stole two priceless Vincent van Gogh paintings on the evening of Dec 7, 2002. 1,682 more words

Current Affairs

Fifty - and fabulous friends

Well hello, strangers. Yes, I know, look at the date. It’s been a crazy year. First of all I was ill throughout most of January and February. 704 more words

duke gardens

If you ever find yourself in Durham, NC, definitely make a stop to Sarah P. Duke Gardens at Duke University. Since we visited in February, not much was in bloom yet. 16 more words