Category Archives: Jean’s Posts

The Tate Modern Museum

As we visit museums this year I find my eye caught by much that was of less interest to me a few years ago. I still love the Impressionists / post-impressionists and old masters, but my appreciation for a wider … Continue reading

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Whose Suitcase Is This?

Wrote this early on and forgot to post it . . . It was a long flight, well two flights – one to DC, the second to London. Over 12 hours in the air and lots of mid-America agriculture to … Continue reading

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From Cricket to the Elgin Marbles . . .

This trip to London has involved a lot of new experiences for us, mixed in with some old favourites. Paul has faithfully recorded our daily adventures and I’ll try not to duplicate anything. Some of the things that stand out … Continue reading

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A Month in Saint-Remy-de-Provence

The days are growing shorter and our time in Provence is coming to an end.  We shipped our art bags home yesterday and will leave for Collioure on Saturday. It has been a very fine time here, living in a wonderful house, Le … Continue reading

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Atelier de la Rose, Weeks 3 and 4

Yes, friends.  I have been making art.  We did have a few distractions . . . a rental car that broke down with no replacement for a number of days . . . access to bank accounts that didn’t work … Continue reading

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Week Two – Jean

Yes.  It has been a busy week, as Paul has described in his posts.  Walking, weddings, new friends, eglises, markets, and more wonderful food from Sally, our host at Atelier de la Rose. And art.  Lots of art.  I finished … Continue reading

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Report from Montcabrier – Jean

We’ve had a bit of rain the past few days.  The blue skies have filled with clouds . . . ah, it feels like home. There’s something about being on the road, especially when you have a wonderful host like … Continue reading

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Montcabrier Studio

Several of you have asked about the Atelier de la Rose accommodations and studio.  The studio is spacious, with multiple work surfaces, easels, portable stools we can take out for plein aire painting as well as chairs to sit in … Continue reading

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Visiting with a friend

Yesterday we visited with the spirit of our friend, Elli.  It was the anniversary of her death according to the Jewish Calendar.  Her ashes are scattered on the Charonne side of Pere Laschaise, scattered to enrich the flora that thrives … Continue reading

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Ten Days In London

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Today is a day of rest and catching up and making art.  It’s been a whirlwind since we got here and the time has flown by.  If you’re following the blog, Paul has been posting every day, so you know … Continue reading

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