Day 157: June 6 – To See What Is In Front Of One’s Nose Needs A Constant Struggle

~ Kensington Gardens, London

Wisdom 

The same principles which at first lead to scepticism, pursued to a certain point bring men back to common sense.

~ George Berkeley

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Wit

He heard the country was at war – so he moved to the city.

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What Happened

1599: Birth of Spanish painter Diego Rodriguez da Silva y Velazquez.

1807: Napoleon’s brother Joseph becomes King of Spain.

1944: The Allies land in Normandy during the Second World War.


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