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Saturday, 04 February 2017
St Paul’s from Tate Modern

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London looking so fine today, and hardly a breath of wind.

Posted by bigblue on 04/02/2017 at 05:29 PM
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Wednesday, 25 January 2017
Pantà de Sau

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According to Wikipedia:

Sau Reservoir is a reservoir located on the Ter River, near Vilanova de Sau, Catalonia, Spain. The dam was completed in 1962, creating a reservoir with a storage capacity of 151.3 hm³ that covered the former town of Sant Romà de Sau.  The Church of Sant Romà is still visible when the water level is low.

From this altitude I could not tell whether the water level was low.

Posted by bigblue on 25/01/2017 at 05:11 PM
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Friday, 20 January 2017
La vent t’a emporté

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Pendant que la marée monte
Et que chacun refait ses comptes
J’emmène au creux de mon ombre
Des poussières de toi
Le vent les portera
Tout disparaîtra mais
Le vent nous portera

In the words of the song.

Posted by bigblue on 20/01/2017 at 09:04 AM
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Thursday, 12 January 2017
Charge your phone

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With pedal power at this Geneva railway station.

Posted by bigblue on 12/01/2017 at 10:02 AM
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Thursday, 29 December 2016
Canterbury

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Arriving at the Cathedral in the late (mid-afternoon) sunlight yesterday on my way to hear one of the progeny give a sermon on refugees for the Christingle Service on the Feast of the Holy Innocents.

Posted by bigblue on 29/12/2016 at 01:38 PM
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Saturday, 24 December 2016
Totem pole

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An example of cultural appropriation? In this instance from the culture of the First Nations of the Pacific Northwest to the children of Nanterre, West of Paris.

Posted by bigblue on 24/12/2016 at 11:06 AM
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Friday, 23 December 2016
Subvertising

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As spotted in the Metro in Paris yesterday.

Posted by bigblue on 23/12/2016 at 11:05 AM
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Thursday, 22 December 2016
In the movies

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I passed this movie set about an hour ago, on the way to Gare Du Nord in Paris. It seemed interesting but there was not much action taking place.  Everyone except the woman with the pole appeared to be waiting for something.

Posted by bigblue on 22/12/2016 at 06:51 PM
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