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De Temps en Temps Gardens to tarry in. Advertisements
The Wealth of Nations A kind of dark gorgeousness. It does translate, after all, as the Cove of Counterfeit Money.
Up the Creek Below and beyond Marseille’s marvellous Mediterranean Corniche, the Valley of Grass ascends to hillside bastides and descends to coastal cabanons: from country houses to cosy cabins. Shabby chic: a tired old phrase for a tired old style, … Continue reading
Blue is the New Black Blue Coast, Blue Flag, Lavender’s Blue.
A Veil Will Be Lifted After a divagation of a decade or two there was a gorgeous blossoming, first fruit springing forth following a certain attraction to the centre of cosmic reality, a spiritual gravitational pull occurring towards the close … Continue reading
The Perfect Combo
Differing Dominions | Completely Hinged Soon, very soon, all this will be the scene and subject of nostalgic memory.
The Elegant Vigour of Angels Like the noonday sun.
Nonsense and Sensibility | Homage to Fromage | Striptease Déu n’hi do! Lavender’s Blue is a release of pure joy. Visiting a metropolis to explore just one neighbourhood concentrates our minds. A new tourism. We’re on it like a Jane … Continue reading
Sweet Dreams are Made of This To describe Modernisme as Catalan Art Nouveau underrates its roots but it’s a fair starting point. The style originated in the 1870s when Barcelona was enjoying industrial prosperity and expanding beyond its medieval walls. … Continue reading