Spare landscapes are often quite beautiful in their minimalism (if you choose to look)
— Krista, The Daily Post
Below are a few pictures that struck me as evocative of this week’s theme, SPARE:
Self took a walking tour of Oxford, day before yesterday. The quadrangles in front of the main buildings are surprisingly spare: free of fountains and monuments. Pristine.
The India House was of course a very important building, especially during the days of the British Empire. With true British understatement, there are no signs indicating the building’s historice function: only the elephant on the weathervane:
Finally, the Weston Library is a moden structure directly across the street from the Bodleian Library, one of the oldest libraries in Oxford. The facade is spare, with one banner announcing the current exhibit (in honor of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death): Shakespeare’s Dead:
Hope these are suitable examples of SPARE.
Stay tuned, dear blog readers. Stay tuned.