Bonjour my friends, If you fancy being somewhere else from where you are right now, an inspirational change of pace will welcome you in a village in Provence beyond the French Riviera. 871 more words
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Today I had the humbling experience of visiting the home and gardens of Claude Monet.
Getting there was quite an undertaking. After hours of waiting for trains, then changing trains, and waiting for busses, this is what I found to be the best way to get there (by public transportation): 147 more words
Sena Jeter Naslund (the author of nine other novels, including my own personal favorites Ahab’s Wife and Abundance, A Novel of Marie Antoinette) has written a marvelous new novel focusing on the life of Louise-Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun, a highly successful female portrait artist in 18th century France. 1,151 more words