architecture

Extremadura, a little known Spanish region homeland of famous Conquistadors! – World Meanderings (n°51)

By Annick Dournes & Frederic de Poligny     Although Extremadura has no seacoasts and obviously no ports, it is the homeland of many 16th century conquerors that didn’t...
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Malta Diary Valletta – a grand city of ups and downs – and its diverse zones and quarters European City for Culture 2018

    Lyn Funnel asked all her writers to select a favourite article for this week – this is mine, originally written two years ago. Our grand capital City...
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Damien Hirst and Lalique House, a fascinating French-British collaboration – Meanderings through France n° 133

By Annick Dournes & Frederic de Poligny   Ever since its creation 130 years ago, the Lalique House never stopped breaking new ground. From its founder René Lalique, a...
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Malta Diary A mouth-watering plate of Fish ‘N Chips …. but, is it Plastic ‘N Chemicals?

    ALBERT FENECH   e/mail –   Facebook:    ——————————                         —————————— “Plastic is indeed now on the menu!  Faced with such damaging effects on the ocean...
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