Springing flowers

Spring is here at last, after months of hail, rain and snow.  Here's my selection. No need to add many words to that. Jardins Albert Kahn - Boulogne Ditto Giverny, Monet's gardens Wild violets in the forest in Fontainbleau Tulips, Albert Kahn's gardens.


Not an easy challenge, Ben's smile. I rarely show pictures of people I know, unless they are public. Above, a picture of this year's class from the Advanced Master in Digital Business Strategy I'm heading on the Paris Campus of  Grenoble Management School. As the picture is already online, no worries. Chinese New Year, 2017.... Continue Reading →

Mogador Sunsets

Sunset in Essaouira in Morrocco, formely known as Mogador. December 2012. This one is my favourite. The period coincided with the end of a job which I liked very much so it was 'Sunsets' in all senses of the term

My Favourite Place

I discovered the Ariège region in the Pyrenees 15 years ago. My wife's family is from there, I didn't know the area, which was pretty much deserted from the 1920s onwards. Our village is named Augirein, there are 70 inhabitants in that village. Now you must imagine that in the 1900s they were over 1,000... Continue Reading →

Out Of This World

The E.N.A (National School of Administration) in Paris is located in the former buildings of the so-called "Colonial School". Fig trees and Moorish buildings would give you the impression that you are out of this part of the world, in Algeria [Sept 2017] Even closer to my block of flats, St Dominique, a church which... Continue Reading →

Faceless In the Crowd

Today's challenge is "a Face in the Crowd" although I decided to rename it "Faceless in the Crowd" as the challenge is about showing people in crowds whereas their faces aren't  visible. I went back to my files and found plenty of these. Like the one above showing the parade for Bastille day. I managed... Continue Reading →

Sweet Fresh Fruit

Today's challenge is "Sweet" and it's a bit of a challenge now that I'm gluten intolerant. You won't get many more pictures of these delicious desserts I used to dote on. All is left is fresh fruit and the good news is I love fresh fruit!

The City of Water

Following in Krista's Winnipeggian — not sure about the adjective — footsteps, only under slightly milder climes, here is the exact oppositre of the empty streets of the Capital of Manitoba in the midst of Winter, even though I managed to find an angle in the following picture, which would give you the wrong impression... Continue Reading →

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