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Only in Paris

16 November 2014

In the photos: five storey fabric and haberdashery super store, Marche St Pierre; surrounding facades of the Palais Galliera; an array of beads at the antique and vintage flea market haven, Marche Vernaison; facade and gardens of the Chateau de Versailles; the infamous pink and green window shutters of Monet’s house. 215 more words


The White Water Lily

Sum up with a glance the virginal absence dispersed
in this solitude and, as one gathers, in memory of a
site, one of those magical, closed water lilies which… 51 more words

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Our Honeymoon: Giverny

After touring Versailles we drove from Île-de-France to Giverny in the Haute-Normandie region. This quaint little town is the home of Claude Monet’s Garden, which was my personal favorite tourist attraction from our twelve days in France. 220 more words


A Full-On Monet

I broke a nail rather spectacularly this week, and so in lieu of soldiering on as I have in the past, my tinier-than-usual nubs an aggravating reminder not to vigorously shake water off my hands two inches away from a stone clad wall, I’ve decided to mine through some banked posts for a bit of content from The Way We Were files until I’m all healed up. 224 more words

Glitter Polish

Flower Pressing

James and I flew out to France the day after our wedding, which meant we had no time to ship anything to ourselves from the wedding details and had to leave everything behind, including my flower bouquet. 173 more words


Photography 101: Water

Where there’s water, there’s a good chance of a reflection – nature’s buy-one-get-one-free.

Today, an image from my visit earlier this year to Monet’s Garden.


Romantic Gardens (part 2) - the grand, historic and famous

My first encounter with a garden strongly promoted for its romanticism was in northern Italy – Villa San Remigio. If you have ever been to the Italian lakes district, you will nod in agreement when I say that the whole place seems impossibly romantic. 732 more words

Tikorangi: The Jury Garden