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Bishop's Palace in Saint Lizier and Trees

Saint Lizier Trees outside the Bishop’s Palace

Saint Lizier and its trees. I love trees so much I thought it would make a nice back-to-school post for September. Trees in Saint Lizier and news from the front studio Unter den Linden It’s this time of year when kids are getting back to school and things are starting to catch up, even though I’ve been back to work for at least a whole month. We tend to spend a rather protracted time in our house in the mountains […]

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Lovely Villennes

This is a terrible pun, as ‘vilaine*’ means ugly and also naughty depending on context. Villennes-sur-Seine certainly is one of these dainty villages. It doesn’t deserve to be called ugly. Lovely, not ugly, Villlennes Villennes-sur-Seine is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France region, a mere 25 miles west of Paris. Trees are so important there that they agreed to grant special rights to our CO2-eating friends. The municipality of Villennes-sur-Seine voted to adopt the Declaration of the […]

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Rusted Cross

One Cannot Find a Name… One Cannot Find a Name on this Rusted Cross is the somewhat elongated yet poetical title of a song by Jacques Higelin. Higelin sadly passed away in 2018, time flies. As I was posting the pictures of the four-nations cemetery the other day, it reminded me of a song by Higelin. I’m not much of a fan of French pop music, but Higelin is a different kind of artist, one who stood out from the […]

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