Autumn leaves – 2018

Mid October in Le Bourget du Lac, at the beginning of Autumn. Dead leaves always make up for a nice subject and I rarely forget to prepare my camera in Autumn. As in this picture from a few years ago with the golden Ginkgos in Montsouris. Autumn 2015 in Montsouris Towards the end of Autumn... Continue Reading →

Peacefulness – The Lake

The lake at Le Bourget it's almost impossible not to think of Lamartine. [...] Pause in your trek O Time! Pause in your flight, Favorable hours, and stay! Let us enjoy the transient delight That fills our fairest day. [...] Alphonse de Lamartine, The Lake Translated by A.Z. Foreman

Tresco – Isles of Scilly

Tresco is probably my favourite island amongst the Isles of Scilly. Especially on a beautiful day like this one. A combination of country and maritime landscapes. Above the country. And the seashore with Cromwell's castle.

Rosa Bonheur’s Happy Place

A visit to Rosa Bonheur's Chateau near Fontainebleau. Bonheur's (literally "happiness") life wasn't quite happy to start with. Later on she became a very famous painter. Mostly in the US and the UK.  Her biography was written by Anna Klumpke, her friend and partner. Her workshop. Unfortunately, only — unfinished — painting is on display... Continue Reading →

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