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Hubert Le Gall, Design en liberté, Riom

Hubert Le Gall, Design en liberté, Riom

Wasn’t expecting to find Hubert Le Gall’s excentric poetry in the middle of central France, but here it is, and it was well worth the trip!   
1925, quand l'Art deco séduit le monde, Cite de l'architecture

1925, quand l’Art deco séduit le monde, Cite de l’architecture

Of course there is an assumed nostalgia about the time when France was within the worlds leading countries…. but you can’t help being nostalgic about about a modernity that joyful and worry less… And times when women after being put to work during WWI, decided they were not going to go back to their kitchens...
Ochres in Rome

Ochres in Rome

On our second trip to Rome, we still haven’t discovered but a fraction of it’s museums and it’s monuments, we just tend to get lost in those romantic narrow streets, nose up, admiring the graceful ochre frontages…   Ochres are also in the antique brickwork….   …and even the cars follow the proper colour-coding!
India

India

Introducing guest-star blogger: my other half, flying winemaker and marathon traveler, who shares here some impresions of India… Taj Mahal… less than 200km from New Dehli, but 5 hours by car! On a 3-day business trip, I decided to hire a car for the day… Amazing what you can do with an iPhone, isn’t it?...
London calling

London calling

Short break in London: I can never help taking a shot of the power station..   Arrivée a Londres pour une petite escapade: je ne peux m’empêcher de photographier un de mes monument favoris   Llegada a Londres, y la infaltable vista sobre la Battersea Power Station     Dean Street Town House   Londres...