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Garçon avec un chat

When I was in the Met on my way to the Grand Illusions exhibit, I was stopped in my tracks by a black and white photo of a boy with a cat entitled Garçon avec un chat dans les bras appuyé … Continue reading

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La Frayeur

I made a quick trip to New York City recently over a slightly longer than normal weekend. Although I love living in New England, I really miss the bustle and options that abound in New York. My trip to the … Continue reading

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Fauché

I went to an interesting exhibit at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh entitled Photography: A Victorian Sensation. It just opened a couple of weeks ago and will continue until November 22, 2015. The exhibit was full of multimedia … Continue reading

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La retrospective

The must-see exhibit in Paris this winter is a freebie at the Hôtel de Ville dedicated to 150 photos of Paris by the prestigious members of the Magnum agency. Paris Magnum, la retrospective (par-ee man-yum lah ret-ro-spek-teev) is open from December 11, 2014 until March 28, … Continue reading

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Un délai

Un délai (uhn day-lay) is a false cognate. It looks and sounds like “a delay” in English, but it means “a time period.” For example, un délai de deux semaines means “for a two week period.” The confusion between un … Continue reading

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Gazouiller

I love the word gazouiller (gaz-oo-ee-ay). This mellifluous word means “to chirp” or “to cheep,” when it refers to birds, “to babble,” when it refers to babies, and “to gurgle,” when it refers to a brook or stream. This is a photo … Continue reading

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