Category Archives: Ligne 1


    “Woman has the right to mount the scaffold; she must equally have the right to mount the rostrum.” Olympe de Gouges, 1791 Marie Antoinette I never said let them eat cake These accusations that you make Are false.  Could my extravagance Alone bankrupt the realm of France? No…. Read more »


  I. Every body persists in its state of being at rest or of moving uniformly straight forward, except insofar as it is compelled to change its state by force impressed. – Isaac Newton “I still don’t understand how it is that these ‘physical sciences’ you study are so important.”… Read more »

Champs-Élysées – Clemençeau

    “So the rations have improved, then?” The young corporal shrugged. The new Prime Minister’s daily visits to the Front were frequently reported in the press, and the poilu, the common soldiers, were secretly rather proud of this – it gave them a certain feeling of superiority over the Tommies,… Read more »