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A Visit to the Versailles Exhibition, Canberra.

Over the Christmas holidays, my family and I spent a few days in Canberra; we had arranged to visit the Versailles Exhibition. Some months previously, I had been watching Season 1 of the… 428 more words

Debbie Johansson

Witchcraft and Christmas – Different Meanings of the Same Traditions

Celebrated on the 25th of December, Christians recognise Christmas as the day that the son of God was born. An evergreen is brought into the home as a symbol of eternal life and decorated. 461 more words

Wendy Saunders

Le locataire du Château

Cat Daddy and I have a guest staying with us at Le Château. Now, for most cats, a big deal such as a new housemate would need to be brokered with expert skill and precision; however, because this is Louis Catorze, and because our guest is male, we had a feeling everything would work out fine. 288 more words

365 Days of Gratitude - Day 627

Rum barrel aged beer.

Enough said.

“Whenever the devil harasses you, seek the company of men or drink more, or joke and talk nonsense, or do some other merry thing.

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the sun king

King Louis the 14th of France, the Sun King

May 2104

Travel Photos

La coupe du Roi

Le royal wine glass is no more. Cat Daddy kicked it over last week, smashing it to pieces and dismissing his accident with the words, “Well, we’ve all done it.” (No, we have not. 196 more words

Mirrors and water

A visit to the Chateau Versailles, France, is a spectacle in itself; the grand building lavished with gold and other decorations, the decadent interior, and not to forget the immense gardens surrounding it. 666 more words

Art At Present