Allotments in Arcueil

 Arcueil and Bagneux are two suburbs in the South of Paris. A bit of an urban jungle if you ask me. Yet, as if feeding from the concrete, beautiful tulips are growing and reminding us that Spring is here. At long last. There are quite a few allotments and gardens left in that area. Map... Continue Reading →

Lisbon In December

Alfama - December 2018 Beyond Pombal square. Igreja de São Domingos was damaged during the 1531 earthquake and destroyed in the 1755 earthquake (the one described in Voltaire's Candide). Rebuilt twice and destroyed once more in 1959 by a fire. The church was rebuilt but the damaged parts of the church were left giving the... Continue Reading →

St Joseph – 2/3

You seem to have liked St Joseph, so here are a few more pictures. Outside staircase. I wish I'd been able to climb to the top, the view must be fantastic.   I chose the backlighting option to make it look more dramatic. Different angle this time Now this is my favourite picture of St... Continue Reading →

Faith Capsule

St Joseph is one of Auguste Perret's masterpieces. Some find it ugly, because it's all made of concrete. Despite the fact that his work was determining in order to rate the city a Unesco World heritage site. It's all a matter of perspective. So I went right underneath the spire of St Joseph to provide... Continue Reading →

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