Tag Archives: Giverny

Monet’s Garden and Signac on a Rainy Day in May

We had set the date to visit Monet’s garden well ahead, in the hope that the weather would be more promising. It turned out to be cool and occasionally sunny but mostly overcast. The drive from Paris takes about 1 … Continue reading

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Monday’s Travel Photos – Monet’s Garden in Giverny

For years, I didn’t go to Monet’s garden in Giverny because I was told there were too many people. Now we go at least twice a year! The best time to visit is at lunch time, when there aren’t any … Continue reading

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Favourite Flowers

Peonies are one of my favourite flowers. They don’t come out for long but as soon as they do, I buy them on the market on Sundays. I like the pale pink ones best. We have a bush growing in … Continue reading

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Reflections from a Garret

That is the very corny title I gave to the diary that I started on my arrival in France on 1st October 1975. I had a corner room on the 3rd floor of a 4-story building in Pau in the … Continue reading

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