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in a cold wind in the 5th

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Dad’s tree at the Jardin des Plantes – a few years ago I scattered some of his ashes at its base, so every time I’m here I visit him and have a little cry. I’ll find a picture to show you what this tree will look like in a few weeks…

 Plane tree trunks at the Jardin des Plantes. Why are they mottled like that? Fascinating.

 On the rue Mouffetard – a famous Canadian …

…and the famous Place de la Contrescarpe, where Hemingway drank.



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I began keeping a journal at the age of nine. Nearly fifty years later, I started this online journal, sharing reflections, reviews, updates, and the occasional secret.

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