Emile Deutsch de la Meurthe is an Alsatian entrepreneur who helped build the International students’ housing progamme (Cité Universitaire) in Paris in the 1920s. This part of the “Cité” is named after him. It made me think I was back in Kent, looking at an English mansion. A very nice place indeed for students to... Continue Reading →
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-pU15IzJmhos/UsLqz8T7NPI/AAAAAAAAqsM/WvAea2Sy5Zo/s800/antimuseum.com-citeuni-4111.jpg An "Oeil de Boeuf", or Bull's eye, is a circular window like this one, a few hundred yards down my street. January 2014.
B&W ... or colour photography of this cobbled street in Paris on a very very hot day. Name your choice by leaving a comment. Montsouris, Paris, July 2013
A Mi Chemin (Halfway Through, literally), is situated next to the town hall in the 14th arrondissement. It's been one of our favourite restaurants for the past eight years. Good fusion food (a touch of Tunisian inspiration, and more standard French fares), good value for money and a warm welcome, not forgetting the local black... Continue Reading →
A "Villa" in Paris is a private road or a 19th century enclosed real estate development, usually with access limited to the owners. Getting inside is often a challenge. Paris, Villa Adrienne, July 2013.
A very elegant yet improbable position. Try mimicking that! Even with yoga training... Close up view. The bronze is beautifully crafted Seen from above, the lady and the mirror... Hurray! My old new D600 has just arrived in order to replace my stolen camera. While loads of funny comments about oil and dust spot issues... Continue Reading →