Montparnasse cemetery. August 2014.
The Cloister at Mont St Michel in Normandy is made of a multitude of small thin polished columns sculpted out of English granite. The perspective of its columns and arches can be arranged into endless geometrical patterns. Here are a few examples. April 2014. Saint Michael’s Mount (Normandy).
Le Havre seafront. Some say that 1970s architecture is ugly, but what of comparing it to the 1980s and 1990s? March 2014.
Monaco is anything but Zen. In a city where the average car is a McLaren or a Ferrari and in which bad taste and money and the Russian mafia go hand in hand, you’d expect anything but a Japanese garden. Yet, Princess Grace (née Grace Kelly, whom everyone will remember for being James Stewart’s partner... Continue Reading →
At last I can walk about town and I can take pictures too. Yet, on that beautiful Spring day (temperatures around 25 celcius in Paris today), my crutch was never very far away from me. March 9, 2014.
The tropical garden in Vincennes is a mixed bag of left over pavilions from the late 19th century international exhibitions, greenhouses, and office buildings dedicated to the study and preparation of tropical plants. It is also packed with interesting statuary, in various states of conservation. Above, Theseus is holding the Gorgon’s head … who is... Continue Reading →