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Nature's stained-glass windows

I’m settled in from Esteban’s and my almost-three-week-long vacation — and finally I’m catching up on my backlog of blog-reading.

Among the many wonderful posts was… 205 more words


Boy in the green world

another sketch from our afternoon at the Jardin des Plantes.


Jardin des Plantes a Toulouse

I awoke this morning to a dinner invitation for this evening.  Dinner involving a lovely couple and dinner on their terrace.  What was I to bring?   799 more words


Parks of Paris: Jardin des Plantes

In our last Parks of Paris post, we visited the magical Parc des Buttes-Chaumont. Let’s take the 45 minute Metro ride to the 5th arrondissement and the location of the Jardin des Plantes. 367 more words


A Sensuous Sunday

This is our last Sunday in Paris, and it is magnificent. It happens to be May 1st, when people are buying and exchanging little bouquets of… 229 more words


Cafe Writing Day 9th April

Exploring Modernism:TWO

How were poets of the early twentieth century – who were not ‘war poets’ and did not themselves have first-hand experience of the Great War – to write for the generations in England, Europe and America whose countries were implicated in that slaughter and whose lives were shaped and dominated by that dreadful history? 522 more words

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Jardin des Plantes

The Jardin des Plantes is the main botanical garden in France. It is situated in the 5th Arrondissement, Paris, on the left bank of the river Seine and covers 28 hectares. 804 more words