Blog Archive for November, 2013


8 November 2013

You wouldn’t believe the people you meet when walking the streets of Paris. Here we were, my daughter and I, minding our own business in the Bar du Marché over a cup of coffee, when a woman walked in. She looked vaguely familiar. Wearing a pair of dark shades and the latest fashion colour in Read more…

Allegory of the Night

6 November 2013

  ALLEGORY OF THE NIGHT,   Oil on wooden panel. by Michele di Rodolfo del Ghirlandaio (Florence, 1503 – Florence, 1577) It is assumed that he painted this between 1553 and 1555.   The museum at the Jardin du Luxembourg is holding an exhibition of Renaissance art on the subject of sleep, dreams, reveries and nightmares.  Read more…