France Tips, Tales and Images.

FrancePic du Jour

Jim Morrison, in Paris

Revisiting Morrison's grave at Pere Lachaise on a day that Kafka would have turned 132....

Continue reading

FrancePic du Jour

The Penalty For Smoking In a Paris Metro

Chateau de Vincennes metro station, Paris, 16 Feb 2007....

Continue reading

FrancePic du Jour

Mannequin Monday #37

From Menton, France....

Continue reading

FrancePic du Jour

Moving Through The Shadows In Cap D’Ail

When this week’s request for a shadowy image came through via WordPress, I recalled this shot, one of several failed high ISO long...

Continue reading

FrancePic du Jour

Pic du Jour – Fishing Nets, St Vaast, France

Some colorful netting found portside in Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, a sleepy coastal town of about 2,000 on Normandy’s Contentin peninsula in...

Continue reading

FrancePic du Jour

Fishing Line and a Losing Lottery Ticket

Or, when a fisherman is having a really crappy day....

Continue reading

FranceGalleries

Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, France: Notebook and Stock Image Gallery

Sixty minutes on the seaside with chains, ropes and nets....

Continue reading

FrancePic du Jour

Fisherman, Cap D’ail

Fishing at Monaco's edge....

Continue reading

FrancePic du Jour

Port of Barfleur

If roses could speak, oh the stories they'd tell....

Continue reading

FrancePic du Jour

A Menton Moment (Mannequin Monday 9)

Poor woman. A lazy eye and a bruised nose, too. If you’re new to this weekly series that’s taking and breaking the internets by...

Continue reading

FrancePic du JourWriting

Happy Birthday, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, author of The Little Prince, would have been 114 today. Some are taken from us much too soon. Nearly two million...

Continue reading

FrancePic du Jour

Underground in Villefranche-sur-Mer – (Pic du Jour)

Yes, it’s the south of France, for the second time this week. This is the Rue Obscure, or ‘Dark Street’, beneath the...

Continue reading

FrancePic du Jour

Beaulieu-sur-Mer (Pic du Jour)

Facing east from Beaulieu-sur-Mer, a village on the Riviera between Nice and Monaco. 22-Jul-2011...

Continue reading

ArtArt & CultureFranceMuseumsPhotographyPic du JourSwitzerland

Quickie at The Gates of Hell

When a google doodle reminded me this morning that Rodin would have been 172 today, I finally found a use for this rainy day snippet of a...

Continue reading

FrancePic du Jour

Passageway, Cap d’Ail (Pic de Jour)

I’m busy in Monaco for a few days, but did manage a quick stroll early yesterday evening along the coastal footpath in nearby Cap...

Continue reading

Climate ChangeFrance

Ocean’s Nine

Look at an ocean and some will see a barrier separating them from the vastness of the world. Others will gaze at a symbol of liberation, of...

Continue reading

France

50-Second Bricquebec Castle Advisor

Here is a 50-second video notebook of the Bricquebec Castle which I’m sure someone somewhere might find of use. Bricquebec is a...

Continue reading

ArtFrance

My First Miss.Tic!

No, of course I'm not admitting to my first mistake. When I do finally make one however, you'll be the first to know. Promise. I've read...

Continue reading

FranceVideoWar

Higgins Boat Restoration (St. Vaast Notebook I)

Here's a 25-second quickie I shot last month in St. Vaast, France, with D-Day buffs in mind, of a couple guys finishing up a restoration of...

Continue reading

ArtFranceMuseums

Orozco’s Citroen and a Creative Commons Update

I've never been much of a car guy. I have one but the last time I put gas in the tank was in April. Of 2011. I didn't have my first set of...

Continue reading