The Louis Vuitton Foundation opened in 2014 and I’ve been meaning to go there for the last five years! It is located next to the Jardin d’Acclimatation in the Bois de Boulogne, the park on the west side of Paris and I finally visited a few weeks ago, on a blazing hot Sunday. I was tempted by […]

The Louis Vuitton Foundation Part I – Amazing Architecture.


I recently went to an exhibition at the Musée de Luxembourg, which is in the gardens of the same name. Over the years I’ve spent quite a lot of time in the Jardins de Luxembourg, first as a student when I was getting a postgrad qualification and many years later, as a teacher at a […]

The Nabis – The First Interior Designers.


It’s been rather wet and chilly, in my corner of France, near Paris, these last two weeks. While the vegetation and crops are soaking up the badly needed rain, it has also meant that the beautiful Spring blossom has disappeared. It has been battered to the ground by the rain, like wedding confetti the day […]

O Hanami – Flower Watching.


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