Hometown revisited

After three months roaming through Brittany, it is time to go home. Home for me is a leafy suburban town, between Paris on the one hand, and the beautiful forêt de Rambouillet on the other. Mid-June, and spring has built up to a beautiful summer. Swifts whizz high in the sky; in the evening, theyContinue reading “Hometown revisited”


“Heureux qui, comme Ulysse, a fait un long voyage”“Happy who like Ulysses has had a long trip” Many French people won’t know the end of this sentence, but I would hazard a guess that most have heard it some time. It’s the first line of a poem by Joachim du Bellay, a sixteenth century poet,Continue reading “Home-coming”