Tag Archives: France

The Man who Would be Emperor

Napoléon Bonaparte (August 15, 1769 – May 5, 1821) Today in history, Napoléon escaped from exile on Elba in 1815. We think we know all about the man, but do we really? I cannot confirm the accuracy of his birth … Continue reading

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We Didn’t Start the Fire: Or Did We?

Notre Dame de Paris It came as a bit of a shock for most everyone with news of a fire at Our Lady of Paris on Monday evening. Now it seems that the first alarm at 6:20 pm was considered … Continue reading

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My Original “Rolling Stone”

Pierre-Esprit Radisson I came face-to-face with a solid hologram of myself in last night’s dream: a hint, perhaps, of today’s post. I’ve waited long enough to connect the dots to that life from the middle of the 17th Century. It’s … Continue reading

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The Peasants are Revolting!

You can say that again Louis the XVI was the King of France in 1789… (as we were taught about the French Revolution). The people were starving because they couldn’t afford bread, so they started to riot. Marie Antoinette was … Continue reading

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South of France Highlights

Pyrenees Village Villefranche-de-Conflent Corneilla-de-Conflent Angoulême Soaking up the sun in Espéraza.

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