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On the far side of midnight
our efforts come undone
Henceforth we fight
until none has won

Silent time for resting now
take merciful reprieve… 11 more words

A Note

Will I make it to Marseilles?
Late snow falls on the southeast
Take the cold, difficult way
to a home not mine at least

Sooner or later the road rejects her, 20 more words

Funky Chic Medina in Marseilles

Six artists.  Six rooms.  One house.  In the heart of the historical Le Panier district of Marseille lies Au Vieux Panier, a Maison d’Hôtes of six unique rooms.   85 more words


West Ham Says, "Don't Let the Door Hit You," to Payet

The ink is dried and it’s official: Dimitri Payet, the once hero of West Ham has transferred back to his home club of Marseille for 25 million pounds and it’s not a trumpets and roses send off for the star that helped bring West Ham up the table at blistering speed. 585 more words

English Premier League

Anything But Great – A Morbid Misnomer: The Great Plague Of Marseilles (Part Two)

The Great Plague of Marseilles is a misnomer. It was the opposite of “Great”, causing death, depopulation and widespread deprivation on an almost unfathomable scale. Histories of the plague often note that the population of Marseilles recovered relatively fast. 1,040 more words


Retracing Marseilles

Marseille always leaves a dull, empty thud in my heart. The streets are dirty and dazzling, the city ancient and teeming with an aroma of green olives, gutted fish and rosemary. 118 more words


Reminders Of Rats - A City Betrayed: The Great Plague Of Marseilles (Part One)

I was running through the old historic quarter of Marseilles, Le Panier. Following the twisting and turning streets I climbed stone stairways and then just as quickly plunged back down another set of steps again. 1,089 more words