Dog Rose (Rosa Canina)

It seems that my readers have a strong liking for flowers. Thus, I have decided to indulge them. As we were gadding about the forest in Marly le Roi, amongst the few orchards that are left, we found this dog rose bush. For those who may not know, this is the wild plant that gave... Continue Reading →

The future is hazy

Mount Rainier National Park - 2016 As I was wondering about this French name so far away from home, I dug a little deeper to find out. As it happens, this has nothing to do with nearby Canada. Mount Rainier was named after rear Admiral Rainier by British Navy Captain George Vancouver, who was a close friend... Continue Reading →

After the lockdown

We're done with the lockdown. We no longer need to carry our papers around and justify why we need to go to the grocer's or take a stroll. These are pictures of no. 8 Villa Seurat in the 14th District, a stone's throw from where we live. This house is one of 8 modernist architecture... Continue Reading →

Lockdown diary 5

We're nearly done with the easing of the lockdown, which is due tomorrow. Hopefully, there won't be too many cars out in the streets (wishful thinking that is, of course). Meanwhile, let's make the most of these beautiful flowers taken in our garden. Before, and after the storm.  Down in the dirt. More macro photography... Continue Reading →

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