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Art Déco in Saint-Quentin

We are in temporary possession (thanks to Airbnb) of a very fine Art Déco house in Saint-Quentin, in the north of France. Saint-Quentin is called the “cradle” of Art Déco. 342 more words

Mini Biography: Maurice Quentin de La Tour

Birth: Sept.5th, 1704
Death: Feb. 17th, 1788
Nationality: French
Movement: Rococo
Born in northern France, La Tour was apprenticed at age 15 to a local painter but moved to Paris at age nineteen. 231 more words

Adventures: Saint-Quentin and Paris.

So, where shall I start? I braved the French hairdressers and walked out with probably the best haircut I’ve ever had – complete with a new block fringe and healthy hair following a treatment and head massage (aka heaven). 1,027 more words

3 February 1791: 'J'étois bien sûre que l'ouvrage de Burke vous plairoit'

… Nous partirons pour les eaux à la fin de mai ou les premiers jours de juin. Nous irons en Suisse ou en Savoie. Vous voyez que ce ne seroit pas la peine d’aller à Saint-Quentin, pour y rester si peu de temps. 171 more words


Feast of Saint Quentin (31 October 2016)

We have a number of things to think prayerfully about as we come to this Monday morning. It’s the last day of October, and as always, I invite you to thank God for the blessings of this month and rededicate yourselves to His service in all our tomorrows. 347 more words

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