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By the Light of the Moon

It’s been almost a year since I decided to put my camera away and paint mainly from my sketches and memory.  I do still use the camera for my cityscapes because I need the reference for perspective and lighting direction.   112 more words

The Nocturnes

(Regarding Frederic Chopin)

nights nestled in sounds

a soft-handed series

each piece

parvum opus

a romance of whispers

warm melodies

welcome of

melancholy moons

broken chords convey… 53 more words


Bite-Size Corner - 'Nocturnes' by Kazuo Ishiguro

In a sublime story cycle, Kazuo Ishiguro explores ideas of love, music and the passing of time. From the piazzas of Italy to the Malvern Hills, a London flat to the ‘hush-hush floor’ of an exclusive Hollywood hotel, the characters we encounter range from young dreamers to cafe musicians to faded stars, all of them at some moment of reckoning.

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Book Reviews

Connaissez-vous les BEFORE de l'hippodrome de Vincennes ? Bonne découverte !

Le Ibis Daumesnil Porte Dorée vous souhaite un agréable Mercredi ! Amateurs de courses équestres ? Découvrez les courses d’une autre façon à l’occasion des Before ou des After Work organisés tous les mardis et vendredis pour les Nocturnes de l’hippodrome de Vincennes, jusqu’au 30 juin 2015 !  42 more words

Paris - France

A Little Night Music

It’s finally plein air season again.  Better yet, it’s plein air nocturne season again!   I love nocturnes:  the mystery, the hidden, the suggested.   This is the perfect time to pack up my paints and my little booklights and head out into the sunset.   35 more words