In the royal countryside

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It was a beautiful hot summer day. We came to see Othoniel’s new creation, fountain sculptures, in the gardens of Versailles but we were too early the works hadn’t been finished yet. So we went to our favourite place in … Continue reading

Get on the train

Gare-9

August is a holiday time. Many people rush to the airports or railway stations to finally escape from their daily routine, work or school and get some sun, rest and fresh impressions. I don’t particularly like leaving in August because … Continue reading

Feels like autumn

Boulevard St Germain-3

It has been raining in Paris lately. The temperatures went down and the sky changes from dark grey to bright blue several times a day. The pavements rustle underfoot because of the fallen leaves. Here and there you see puddles, … Continue reading

Sunny London

London-4

This time London welcomed us warmly with lots of sunshine and even heat (a great contrast with our February visit). So we stayed out most of the time: took a stroll in vast green spaces (Hyde Park, Regent’s Park, Greenwich … Continue reading

Sculpture vs photography

Rodin Mapplethorpe-2

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Recently we went to see the exhibition “Mapplethorpe – Rodin” featuring the works of two artists. Body, movement, detail are some of the common subjects for both. I found more life and passion in Rodin’s sculptures than in Mapplethorpe’s photographs. … Continue reading