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Monthly Archives: March, 2011

Springtime parks in Paris II

Here’s another off-the-beaten-track park to enjoy in this glorious spring sunshine. It’s almost the antithesis of yesterday’s recommendation, which was a small, naturalistic, nineteenth century park in the northwest of … Continue reading

March 28, 2011 · 15 Comments

Springtime parks in Paris

Here’s a couple of slightly off-the-beaten-track places to enjoy Paris in the springtime. First, the Square des Batignolles, which was one of twenty-four gardens created in the mid-1800s as part … Continue reading

March 27, 2011 · 10 Comments

More tell-tale signs

A recent post looked at the vagaries of park signage in Paris. Since then, I have been keeping an eye out for good examples. And last week, on a trip … Continue reading

March 23, 2011 · 7 Comments

Springtime in Paris

Next week I’m off to Philadelphia for a few days.  I’ll be speaking at a symposium at the UPenn School of Design, called Foreign Trends on American Soil. It promises … Continue reading

March 8, 2011 · 16 Comments

Wall-to-wall green

Landscapelover is delighted to welcome fellow blogger Lula Alvarez (aka Camer@Work) from On Botanical Photography as a guest contributor for this post. We have both been visiting and photographing the … Continue reading

March 4, 2011 · 15 Comments

Curiouser and curiouser

If you’re interested in exploring hidden treasures, curiosities, and esoterica, you may want to join in the second international “Obscura Day.” On April 9th, a host of tours and events … Continue reading

March 3, 2011 · 3 Comments

Happy St David’s Day

March 1st is the feast day of St David, the patron saint of Wales, my homeland. Paris does not have many red dragons (the country’s heraldic emblem) or even, at … Continue reading

March 1, 2011 · 4 Comments

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