Tag Archives: Paris Metro

Pierre et Marie Curie

Marya could not get out of the habit of talking to Pierre. Their conversation had spanned more than eleven years, after all – eleven years of sharing everything, their work and their passions so entwined with their domestic life that they could hardly be disentangled. In their bed at night,… Read more »

Porte Dorée

It was a sunny Friday in late summer, and Elaine had taken the day off work so that she could spend the afternoon at the zoo with her nephew while her sister rested.  Nadine was in the late stages of pregnancy, and was finding it increasingly difficult to keep up… Read more »

Porte de Bagnolet

It was a croque monsieur sort of day.   Really good bread, sliced thickly enough to still be a bit soft in the middle when toasted, with melty cheese and a slice or two of ham… Elaine could almost taste it. Especially the cheese. Emmenthal cheese. Mmm. She’d been thinking about… 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 »