Tag Archives: France

Have you ever – lived your dream?

Wow! Where does the time go? So much for all my promises and intentions to post more regularly on this blog! But I have been putting the time to good use – I promise! Which brings me to the purpose … Continue reading

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Oh cheese!

It has been a while since I responded to any of Ailsa’s travel challenges, but I could not resist her topic for this week: Merchandise. I rarely take photos of merchandise (!!) but there is one thing that I do … Continue reading

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Every now and then..

Every now and then, unexpected things happen that impact significantly on our lives. Some of the latter may be exciting while others are decidedly not so :-). Sometimes, great events happen but come with a sting in their tail – … Continue reading

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Deep in musical contemplation

I promised more posts describing  the delightful artworks by Jaume Plensa which I came across in Bordeaux on my recent trip to France. I was unaware that this exhibition of 11 works was only temporarily on display and was disappointed, … Continue reading

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Ants in tune

Some people have amazing imaginations and use their considerable talent to turn ideas into eye catching and fascinating works of art. I have been amazed at some of the creativity shown by those who have made interesting mailboxes from metal … Continue reading

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FreeWheeling

I took this photo recently and I love it. To me it is the ultimate in cycling freedom. The photo was captured in Paris but is a common sight in many parts of France. Aside from the recommendation that you have … Continue reading

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The men of the trees

I recently had the chance to visit the botanical gardens in Bordeaux, France. As with many public spaces in this lovely city, this is a cool, green and spacious place to walk, ride or sit and enjoy a pleasant day. … Continue reading

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