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ROSA DE JONG (1987), DUTCH ARTIST – DO YOU LIKE IT SMALL ?

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FESTIVALS IN THE DORDOGNE, FRANCE – Spring time in the Bastides

Culture and eclecticism is what characterizes the festive offers found in Dordogne. With over 30 festivals throughout the year it offers a wide range of events to be discovered. As soon as the weather permits, start events including classical and traditional music, rock, jazz, theater, exhibitions, readings and animate lectures in the smallest villages. From April to June, you can ...

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THE CAVES OF PERIGORD – Novel, by Martin Walker

Martin Walker is a senior director of a private think-tank based in Washington, DC. He is also emeritus editor of United Press International (and was a journalist for The Guardian for 25 years, serving as bureau chief in Moscow and the United States). He has written for such publications as The New York Times and The Times Literary Supplement. He ...

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IT’S NOT ALL ABOUT WINE – Gironde and vineyards between the Atlantic beaches and dunes

Gironde is a department in the southwest France. It is named for the Gironde estuary, a major waterway. The Bordeaux wine region is in the Gironde. http://meetingbenches.com/2017/04/traveling-around-bordeaux-france-yes-theres-plenty-around-bordeaux/ The Atlantic Gironde? It awaits you full of pine trees, large lakes and beautiful bike paths. You can ride along the banks of the Arcachon basin, climbing over the dune of Pyla (107 ...

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AND WE DON’T REALLY KNOW – Reading Jacques Prévert

He was a French poet and screenwriter, and his poems remain very popular in the French-speaking world. His poems are often about life in Paris and life after the Second World War. Prévert’s first collection of poetry “Paroles” (Words) appeared late in 1945. One of his most famous poems – Barbara – were very popular among French youth in 50-es. ...

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TRAVELING AROUND BORDEAUX / FRANCE – Yes, there’s plenty to do in and around Bordeaux

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CUBIST, WHOOSE TEACHING SKILLS WERE COMPARABLE TO SIREN’S SONGS – Andrè Lhote

ANDRE’ LHOTE 1/3 – He was a French Cubist painter of figure subjects, portraits, landscapes and still life. His way of painting? Complex of interacting systems and geometric shapes, with no precise modulated colors. He was born in Bordeaux and from the age of twelve he began to carve and sculpt the wood. He enrolled at the School of Fine ...

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ANDRE’ LHOTE (1885/1962), FRENCH PAINTER – Painting in geometric shapes plans complex and systems of interacting

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WITCHES THROUGH THE EYES OF FRANCISCO GOYA

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FORBIDDEN POETIC BEWITCHMENT

Bewitch meaning? To attract someone a lot, so that you have the power to influence him/her. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q9uGwaREp_0 Emily Dickinson records two souls conversing in a crypt and Baudelaire lays bare the wiles of the incubus. http://meetingbenches.com/2017/04/witches-paintings/ Bewitched and haunted poems draws on three thousand years of poetic forays into the supernatural. http://meetingbenches.com/2017/04/bewitched-landscapes-world/ THE WITCH – Victor Buhagiar The swamp smelt ...

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