I was drawn to this book after reading All the Light We Cannot See, but actually preferred this book.
Book Club: Priest’ by Sylvia Davey Authentic First Novel About the Cathars in the Aude and Ariege
Spotted any new (or should that be old?) faces of late while strolling the streets of Céret? These faces are acrylic, and they make their appearance on walls and the sides of buildings scattered round the town centre.
FRENCH POEMS Il pleure dans mon cœur with Gill Storey November is the saddest month. It is heralded by Hallowe’en – the feast of all souls – a very chancy time in older beliefs –…
Christmas is coming and you may be at a loss to find original presents for your friends and loved ones.
On Chesil Beach, Ian McEwan
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Du Bellay and his contemporaries, the Pléiade, frequently made use of diminutives (violettes, fleurettes, vermeillettes, oeillettes) to add charm to their poems.
Nearly 30 years after his death in 1989, Salvador Dalí’s remains were exhumed last week in order take DNA samples to resolve a paternity case.
FRENCH POEMS LE SOIR with Gill Storey In July I talked about various movements which arose out of Romanticism, but later poets took up the cause of Symbolism (also known as the Decadents). They wished…