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.

Monday, 16 February 2015

The crazy tree

Guardian of the town's Porte de Châtellerault
So mesmerised by the axial layout of Monsieur Lemercier, architecte du roi,
that Mother Nature has ensured that the tree's branches and foliage GET ON AXIS!
Three hundred and eighty years later!
Such are the rigours of geometry.

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