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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. 354 more words

The Left Bank

Wild Wednesday Yarnbomb!

Boston, Massachusetts:

Thank you (@shitthatiknit) for the wonderful yarn bomb and image!

A school–possibly in Australia:

Thank you (@mollyjackdfers) for the wonderful yarnbomb and image! 54 more words

Some Writing

Beyond the Walls

Walking into the narrow, cobbled streets of the Butte-aux-Cailles feels like walking out of Paris.

Ancient wisteria vines tumble over high walls and birds sing in hidden gardens.   227 more words

Paris Streets

The Butte aux Cailles

The Butte aux Cailles is an area of Paris very much off the tourist trail in the South east of the city, in the 13th arrondissement, just to the south west of the Place d’Italie. 232 more words



this morning we had pretty much free until 12:15. we had time to get some of our work done: cemetery assignments and creative/photo projects. our trio met with jocelyn for a few minutes to go over what we created last saturday. 850 more words

The Seven Hills of Paris

You always hear about the seven hills of Rome but what about the seven hills of Paris? This reports on my scientific study of the Parisian hills, based on the… 155 more words