16 April 2021

Essential

 

During this confinement businesses deemed essentiels include chocolate shops, cordonneries, bookstores, hairdressers, tabacs and absolutely, florists.

15 April 2021

The way she was

 

On the face of this ancient queen of our cathedrals, beside each wrinkle one invariably finds a scar. - Victor Hugo from, Nôtre Dame de Paris a.k.a. The Hunchback of Notre Dame

 Above: photograph of the cathedral taken from Square René Viviani before the fire of April 15, 2019, two years ago today