Paul Cézanne’s favourite mountain, but from a different point of view.
Monthly Archives: August 2013
Just watched the International Space Station pass directly over the UK. It was 263 miles up, travelling at approximately 17,000 miles per hour. In and out of sight in only 6 minutes. Amazing sight.
A Better Class of Vandal
The following graffiti has been scrawled on the bottom of a platform sign at Gunnersbury Underground station:
To be joyous is to be like a madman in a world of dead ghosts.
Turns out it’s a misquote of Henry Miller, who apparently stated:
To be joyous is to be a madman in a world of sad ghosts.
Silly mistake. Whoever heard of a dead ghost? Nevertheless, the scribe was obviously reasonably literate … for a vandal.
Former Provençal Mill for Sale
Ever wanted to live in Provence? There’s a charming, converted olive oil mill waiting for you in the heart of La Provence Verte.
Here’s one impression of it in summer:
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