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Follies!

So I have come to realize that in the few short weeks of the new year I have already taken one of my resolutions to try new things very seriously! 155 more words

Newyearsresolution

Follies within Parc de la Villette

These red structures are known as follies and have become an icon of Parc de la Villette, with many of them alongside the canal which travels through the park, and support the raised walkway. 17 more words

Paris

Perrott's Folly

‘They passed through the ruined tunnel and stood upon a heap of stones, gazing at the dark rock of Orthanc, and its many windows, a menace still in the desolation that lay all about it.’ 475 more words

Architecture

Stowe Landscape Garden

The Garden at 44 may only be 27m long but that doesn’t stop the, e’hem, Head Gardener, thinking big and maybe having impossible aspirations. But then you never know when an idea might come together or where it might spark from. 129 more words

Design

Christmas Deviance **

“Why, when Christmas rolls around, are we still stuck cozying up with Bing Crosby under a blanket of snow?”

Jingle Bell Rocks! is a trippy, cinematic sleighride into the strange and sublime universe of alternative and underground Christmas music… 14 more words

Follies

Emma's favorite place

There she is, again. On top of the door.

How’s the view from up there, you crazy numbnuts?

Animals

Ditch the Garden Gnome and Get a Hermit

Too bizarre, but, according to Atlas Obscura , very true. You know those little men in the pointy hats that we now refer to as garden gnomes? 444 more words

History