OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERABefore this year ends I need to report on some of the outstanding events of 2013. Visiting the castle where Louis XIV was baptized made certainly an impression — and not just the building, but the exhibitions it housed and most importantly the park, where for the anniversary of André Le Notre, the following ephemeral work of contemporary art was displayed. My first intention was to swim and get onto that thing with or without any princesses. Decadence! Pure sweet decadence! It wasn’t even attached, just floated there like a wedding cake.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAOn the inside of the castle what impressed me most was the dress made out of giant cockroaches. Yes, sir — real witchcraft. It was suspended some ten feet in the air, and the dried exoskeletons seemed to glow. I positioned myself right under the thing and for good ten minutes couldn’t keep my eyes off it. I guess a witch or not, such petty detail is not going to stop a man from looking under a woman’s skirt.


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4 Responses to Saint-Germain-en-Laye

  1. pedmar10 says:

    great another of my favorite cities when lived nearby in Versailles.this is Saint-Germain-en-Laye.

  2. Wait, I know better than that: Devil made me do it!

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