Archive for the tag 'Carcassonne'

The recent Google Doodle celebrating the 200th anniversary of the architect who renovated the walled city of Carcassonne brought back happy memories of my visit there in 2012.
From the Telegraph regarding the man and his anniversary:

Eugene Viollet-le-Duc, the architect known for his distinctive restoration work on medieval buildings, has been celebrated with a Google doodle.
The [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Jan 30th 2014


Errr… what where you thinking?

22 Comments CherryPie on May 1st 2013

Photo copyright of TAG.

Some of you might recall that the boys take over my living room from time to time so that they can use the floor to play Napoleonic wargames. Before they even get to this point they exchange correspondence with the game umpire so that he knows where their figures are going [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Apr 11th 2013

One of the books I am currently reading is ‘The Perfect Heresy: The Life and Death of the Cathars‘ by Stephen O’Shea.  At the beginning of the chapter on Carcassonne there is a perfect description of what I saw and how I felt when I caught my first fleeting glimpse of Carcassonne as I traveled from Toulouse [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Feb 7th 2013

More of this weeks theme can be found in the ‘golden’ gallery.

6 Comments CherryPie on Oct 19th 2012

Before the homeward journey…

14 Comments CherryPie on Sep 5th 2012

4 Comments CherryPie on Sep 5th 2012

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