The Nabis – The First Interior Designers.

The Nabis – The First Interior Designers.

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...
SPRING BEAUTIES

SPRING BEAUTIES

When I was a teenager, I secretly wanted to be an artist, like my mother, who went to art school in her forties. But I was not ready then, I did not have her artistic flair, so I studied languages and art history instead. My life long interest in art, both classic and...
ABSTRACT SNOWSCAPES – A WINDOW WITH SERENE VIEWS

ABSTRACT SNOWSCAPES – A WINDOW WITH SERENE VIEWS

Winter in my little corner of France, near Paris, is generally wet, grey and desperately uninspiring. It’s a time for photographing still life images inside and doing digital housekeeping, by which I mean trying to tidy the mess my photo files inevitably get...
SNOW PHOTOS AT THE CHATEAU DE VERSAILLES

SNOW PHOTOS AT THE CHATEAU DE VERSAILLES

Last week, the first week in February, it snowed heavily here in the Paris area, all of 19 cm, approximately 7.5 inches ! Now if I lived in the city, I would have been out dawn to dusk capturing all that lovely architecture and Frenchness with a trimming of snow....

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