Paris Paintings and a Rhinoceros

Here, now, is the last of my three posts on the May Paris visit.  I wanted to return to the Sainte Chapelle (, which I had visited as a teenager and found very beautiful. It is a relatively small building, constructed almost 800 years ago. There is a lower chamber, then you climb the stepsContinue reading “Paris Paintings and a Rhinoceros”

Textile design inspiration in France

Our Big French Road Trip began the very day after the school summer term finished. Since we are based in the North-East of England, it seemed like a really good idea to cross the sea from Port of Tyne, an overnight trip offered by DFDS ( which delivers you to Amsterdam the next morning allContinue reading “Textile design inspiration in France”

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