Autumn finds…..

29 04 2016

Above: 6th Birthday mud fun!

Above: Amazing Autumn!

Above: Wentworth goal – water pump.

Above: more circle finds at home on the farm.

Above: More circles.
Above: BIG circle adventures on the farm! 





Summertime…

27 12 2015

   
    
 





Northern France….circles (final)

12 10 2015

   
    
    
    
    

  

Monet’s kitchen, Giverny.

  

Freeway in France.

  

Sculpture in the garden of Hotel Sully, Paris.

  
  

Chairs in the Metro, Abbesses station , Montmarte.

  

Birds-eye view of artwork in the Lourve, Paris.

  

Design in Napolean III’s apartment in Louvre, Paris.

  

Famous macaroons, Paris!

  

Dome of ceiling at the top of the magnificent LaFayette Galleries, Paris.

  

Window on second floor of shop, Paris.

 





Bordeaux…circles VII

6 10 2015

 

Fleur shop in Bordeaux.

  

Bell on one of the many bikes that wizz around the city.

  

Escargot in the laneway eatery Le Petit Commerce.

   

Ferris wheel, in the foreground is part of the Monument Aux Girondins.

  

Tour of the Bordeaux wine region with a visit to the Margaux Chateaux.

  

A ball of hydrangeas at the winery.

  

Bottles at Chateau Rauzan Gassies – Margaux.

 





Southern France…circles VI

6 10 2015

 

A well in the streets of medieval, hill-top town of St-Paul-de Vence.

  

Typical treats found in Patisseries around France.

  

Cropped section of painting – Roy I (1994) by Chuck Close, on display at the ‘American Icons’ exhibition at Musee Granet in Nice.

  

Circular mirror in our room at Le Mas De Peint – near Arles.

    

Big Spanish paella in the markets in Arles (a birds eye view have been better!)

Lots of round wheels of nougat at the Arles markets -delicious!

  

We spent a lovely few hours learning about food and wine in the Camargue region, while the torrential rain poured down outside!

  

Travelling exhibition of Indian embroidery on display in the old part of Avignon.

  
   

Lamps in our hotel at Carcassonne.

 





Nice….circles VI

30 09 2015

 

Breakfast by the coast.

  

Nice window design.

  

Monument at La Tour Bellanda which overlooks the French Riviera and promenade at Nice.

  

Binoculars at La Tour Bellanda look out above Nice.

  

Lamp shop in laneways in the Old Latin quarters of Nice (Vieux Nice).

  

Woven circular mat in doorway of providore shop.

 





Pisa-Ligurian Coast…circles V

29 09 2015

 

Circle on the front facade of the Cathedral in Miracle square in Pisa.

  

One of the many leather products for sale in many market stalls around Pisa.

  

Circular architecture of the Leaning Tower of Pisa (Torre Pendente).

  

Circular designs on the dress on one of the many Africans who sell goods to tourists.

  

This is a push, but i can certainly see curcular patterns in the ice bucket and glasses on the balcony of Hotel Metropole in the beautiful Santa Margherita Ligure, Italian Riviera.

  

Facade of little church in Manarola, part of the Cinque Terre .