Big Brother is Watching…

A little way from Avignon’s Palais des Papes featured in my post of two weeks ago, are some Trompe L’oeil wall paintings of historic French people gazing out of what would-have-been blank windows. Realistic figures keeping a friendly “eye” on the passing young lad. While a 21st century street camera is also watching street activity…

Theatrical Boredom…

It’s been said boredom always precedes a period of great creativity, perhaps the sculptor caught an apparently dozing Molière just prior to a burst of great inspiration ! Known by the stage name Molière, Jan-Baptista Poquelin (1622-1673),  was a French playwright, actor, and poet, widely regarded as one of the greatest writers in French and worldContinue reading “Theatrical Boredom…”