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A Green Door Scrapbook

Sombre, dark green that’s almost black would pass the strictest Parisian building code.  Blue-tinged, mineral green is a classic, historic shade but apple green and brilliant lime are rather more daring.   38 more words

Paris

Chasing Rainbows

At the end of another overcast, grey day I went looking for rainbows.  I’d only just turned off the boulevard towards Butte aux Cailles when the familiar colours of a Seth mural caught my eye. 277 more words

Paris

Fish and Fowl

A cold grey day brightened by some strange creatures in Butte aux Cailles.

The birds are by Brazilian artist Mateus Bailon.

The fish and his friend are by… 22 more words

Paris

Villages in Paris - La Butte Aux Cailles

The Butte aux Cailles is one of the most picturesque parts of Paris. Once a village on the outskirts of the city, with the river Bievre (now filled in) running through it and surrounded by windmills, it housed workers employed in the industries that grew up around the river – mainly tanners and laundries. 353 more words

The Left Bank