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End of the Line: La Défense – Grande Arche: Part 1

THE ‘END OF THE LINE’ STRAND in my Paris Soundscapes Archive is dedicated to the sounds I capture in and around each terminus station on the Paris Métro system. 960 more words


The Tours Aillaud - Change in Prospect

AT THE WESTERN EXTREMITY of Paris lies the 560-hectare purpose built Paris business district of La Défense, home to an array of CAC40 company headquarters most of which are housed in ultra-modern glass and steel towers. 745 more words

Paris Sounds

Se Défendre

Je savais que La Défense me ferait cet effet-là. L’insularité inexplicable de cet endroit me serre le cœur depuis 1996 lorsque j’étais étudiante au Pôle Universitaire Léonard de Vinci… 258 more words


Rooftop of Grande Arche de la Défense

La Grande Arche de la Défense is an office building in the business district of La Défense, west of Paris. After being closed for a few years, its… 126 more words


Christmas (Shopping) in Two Cities

This year, thanks to my schedule, I’m getting a dose of the holidays in both Paris and New York. I spent most of December in Paris, watched the holidays unfold: shops transforming their windows with holiday displays, the local town halls ( 912 more words


A Satisfying Shape

Photos can capture a moment, tell a story, puzzle, instruct or entertain.  Sometimes an image demands a second glance simply because of the way the elements fit together.   74 more words