Fighting For Women’s Rights. The struggle for equal rights between men and women has been, and still is, a long war of attrition against a patriarchal world that seems to have evolved when hunter gatherer communities, who were nomadic, became farmers and the concept of owning land, property and people developed. Today, in the twenty […]

The History Of International Women’s Rights Day: March 8th.


“Mes yeux sont faits pour effacer ce qui est laid.” « My eyes were made to erase all that is ugly » Raoul Dufy   From Normandy to Montmartre, Paris. I am a big fan of Dufy and as soon as the museums in Paris reopened, I went with a friend to see the exhibition of his […]

Raoul Dufy At The Montmartre Museum.


Winter Hibernation – Looking Back To Look Forward. “Adopt the pace of Nature: her secret is patience.” Ralph Waldo Emerson.   The passing of the shortest day on December 21st (in the northern hemisphere) and the arrival of a new calendar year, symbolically brings hope of better days, especially if you have had an ugly […]

January and February – Let’s Hibernate.

a quiet life

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