The topics of this blog are Armand-Jean du Plessis, Cardinal Duke of Richelieu, and the IDEAL CITY built on his command next to his magnificent CHÂTEAU on the borders of Touraine, Anjou and Poitou, in France.

Tuesday 30 November 2010

The avenues of the parc in november

The late november sunshine falling on the algae on the trunks of the windswept trees of the park's avenues bathe the entire scene with a green light, while other visitors walk the dog.


Wednesday 24 November 2010

Henri Proust now has an I-pod touch g4

For the first time a blog post has been made from a handheld device operating on a wi-fi system, in this particular case in France.


Friday 12 November 2010

....still blogging....

Although the great eponymous cardinal duc is almost of iconic status representing La France for the anglo-saxon world, he is far from the only French icon.  
Here are the Citroën DS (Déesse!) 19 Pallas and the liner La France at Le Havre - in the hey-day of the novelle vague* 1960s.
Nice drawing isn't it?
*strictly 1958 - 1964