Nothing Left To Say

I came across this glum-looking pair in a quiet corner of the Musee d’Orsay in Paris. Clearly the sparkle has faded from their relationship, probably a long time ago. Conversation a distant memory. Small wonder with her in mournful Victorian crinolines and him brazenly kitted out in his birthday suit. They’re not, to put it mildly, an obvious match. I …

Rodin – Eternal Idol

It’s far from late 19th/early 20th century French sculpture that most of us were reared. But that doesn’t mean we should deny ourselves the pleasure of enjoying its beauty and the marveling at the skill of those who created it. One of my favourite places in Paris – if that doesn’t sound a bit extravagant – is the Musee Rodin …