Tag Archives: Edouard Manet

The boating party

For Marnie, with thanks for many happy memories, and for your long-standing support of this blog. Sail on, silver girl. I am thinking about boats today, for several reasons. One is the fact that a good friend of ours who … Continue reading

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The colours of the Batignolles

The Batignolles does not attract many tourists. That, in itself, is part of its charm. But there are many reasons to venture there. Food. Gardens. Places for children to play. And colour, because that is what struck us both – … Continue reading

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