Monochrome Madness (3-40) and a Parisian Tale

Visit Leanne Cole’s Monochrome Madness!   Paris at dusk Late afternoon was Cybele’s favourite time. She loved to be with her grandmother. Often when her mother had locked her out she would go over to Mamie’s small flat. It was very dim inside the hallway and Cybele would take the key from Mamie’s hiding place, ride the lift…

Pére Lachaise- History Challenge

  Ed Mooney’s History Challenge– week 15 -The Famous Graves of Pere Lachaise  ( and history of a more recent century)- Pére Lachaise Cemetery was established in 1804 and was named for the confessor to Louis XIV. It was wonderful to walk it’s quiet shady streets on a hot summer’s day in Paris.  Here, my…

A Prayer for Paris

solidarité Courage et la force! Tears are the silent language of grief Voltaire

Monochrome Madness upon us and Isadora Duncan

Strolling in Paris ( for Sarah Potter of Sarah Potter Writes after our conversation about Isadora) In 2013 My daughter and I  spent a hot afternoon in the cool shade of the tree lined avenues of Pere Lachaise Cemetery in Paris.  We found the graves of Sarah Bernhardt, Oscar Wilde, Jim Morrison, Maria Callas, Edith Piaf and…