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The Secret of Life

From Totnes, S Devon

I found this framed message in a charity shop in Totnes. It was in a shop in the High Street on the left as you go under the clock tower at the top of the street. The path it sits on links the castle and the walls of the old city. I looked underneath a rack of clothes, and inside a plastic box of pictures there was a message, for me I thought. Set inside the flowered surround and decorative swirls was a message with the title, ‘The Secret of Life’. I moved the frame further forward and crouched down in order to read the secret of life as found in a shop late in the evening in Totnes and it said: