Tag Archives: Paris

The Holland Express

Yesterday Eurostar launched their inaugural scheduled services to Rotterdam & Amsterdam and yours truly naturally had to be on the first departure at 08.31. The big cameras were out in force, Eurostar were handing out Dutch & Union Jack flags as well as free waffle cookies and there was a general celebratory mood. Mike Cooper, […]

Wordless Wednesday – Train Arrived, Chartres

In Monet’s Tracks

On a recent visit to the National Gallery in London, I was struck the most by exhibit NG6479 in Room 41. The painting in question was Monet’s 1877 impressionist oil on canvas entitled La Gare St-Lazare. This is how the gallery describes the painting on their website, followed by the captivating work of art itself […]