PICTURING PARIS, THE LAST BLUSH 

Today felt like the last blush of summer sunshine on the city that always shimmers, both in shadow and shade. These are some photo highlights I took this morning on my morning potter through the 5th arrondissement; heralded by Hemingway, the sunflower filled Jardin des Plantes and the touch of autumn rainfall on my shoulder […]

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PARIS IN PICTURES

Starting at top left with a Jeu de Paume exhibition advertised at Cite Metro station on Ile de la Cite, La Tour Eiffel seen from Le Mur pour la Paix (The Wall of Peace), a bench in Jardin du Luxembourg, the back roof of the Saint Sulpice church in the 6th arrondissement, Notre Dame seen […]

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FALLING ON FOREIGN SOIL

Amid a city of grey slate roofs I had painted my slate white, Washing everything I had been, Had seen, had loved and lost. Those old fears fell from me Like Fall’s gentle snowflakes As I stood on foreign soil, In a foreign land, with foreign rain Covering me and foreign words Falling all around […]

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