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Enchanted April

In April 2012 I visited Parc des Buttes-Chaumont in Belleville.  On that particular spring morning, Paris was hidden under a veil of mist. I love the poetry of mist – where some objects reveal themselves while others are  mysteriously obscured. … Continue reading

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Far from the Madding Crowd

If you have been to Paris, you know what Cathedrale Notre Dame is like.  Its magnificence makes it a magnet for tourists.  Endless queues snake towards its doors as people wait to go inside and up the tower.   Like all … Continue reading

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Happy Paris Anniversary

This weekend one year ago Alicia (middle daughter) and I arrived in Paris.  I am celebrating the anniversary with a slice of “Opera” cake from Wild Bakery (to be eaten later) and a look at the drawings I have done … Continue reading

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Irresistible Blanche

Place Blanche bursts into technicolor life as dusk deepens into evening. As I have mentioned in past posts, Place Blanche is decrepit during the day.  (Perhaps it was always so, even in the late 19th century.)  Iconic Moulin Rouge in … Continue reading

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High Noon in Pontocho

To each of you who came to my art exhibition “Entranced” this month, thank you so much!  Many of you saw me working on this drawing and some of us discussed techniques together. Once the exhibition closed I finished the … Continue reading

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Impressions

I am spending a couple of hours each day at my art exhibition “Entranced”.  In this exhibition I have several works from the past five years as well as a series of 2017 drawings. While at the gallery I am … Continue reading

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Walk

The pedestrian signal is green, inviting me to cross Quai de l’Hôtel de Ville and perhaps traverse Pont d’Arcole to Ile de la Cité.  And really, is there any better way to explore Paris than to walk? The two small … Continue reading

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