Travel in France – Routes des Verrieres

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Day 13 of Travel in France was a combination of walk and the pursuit of glass blowing! I wanted to explore some of the villages on the Routes des Verrières, starting with Claret and its wonderful, small, contemporary museum. The museum has a permanent … Continued

Travel in France, Notre Dame d’Orcival

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Notre Dame d’Orcival is a Romanesque church in a tiny village, deep in a valley in the Auvergne. The church was built in the 12C You may be interested in Images of Notre Dame d’Orcival Edith Wharton: A Motor-Flight through France … Continued

St Mary on Paddington Green

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If you close your ears and mind to the traffic you can find some of the peace which must have been Paddington Green, but on reflection I found it a sad spot even though the first spring flowers were starting … Continued

The Churches of Soho Square

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The churches in Soho Square all carried memories for me when I visited the Square. The French Protestant Church was founded in 1550 in London and was a refuge for those fleeing persecution in France in 1572, and particularly after … Continued

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