Well, the title says it all. It’s a pink Wallace Fountain. It is located on rue Jean Anouilh, between the BNF and Rue Neuve Tolbiac in the 13th Arrondissement. Why is it pink and not dark green? Well, when it was installed as well as a few other […]

Pink Wallace Fountain

    Funny how this facade of the Louvre is always the less crowded, while (if I’m correct) it was the main one at the time it was occupied by the King.  


  Don’t worry, I’m not asking you, this is more of a rhetorical question.     This very old picture was in my stack of old postcards, and I have no idea who that man is. My best bet is my great-grandfather or a great uncle. One thing is almost […]

Who’s this man?

    “What’s your problem?“ This is what my TV asked me one day. So I had to give it an answer: “It’s not me, it’s you!“  

What’s your problem?

  During my last two years in Paris, I pretty much had the most amazing job one can imagine in Paris (well, except for the money). I got to see and visit things most French people will never see. One of them is the Iron Closet in the National Archives. […]

The Iron Closet

    I’d like to tell you more about this card, but unfortunately I can’t. It’s definitely not from WW1 (the armored vehicles are too advanced for that), probably around WW2 time. I’m not sure.    

Angoulême – 2nd Armored Division

    For some reason I love this pic. This is Lucy. She was one of my roommate’s two cats back in 2002-2004. She definitely was a LOLCat. For example, one day she decided that jumping and hanging out in the bathtub was fun. One day happened what was bound […]