Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Afternoon at the movies


I went to see Marie Antoinette. It brought back memories of a school trip to Versailles. I want to get some silk and make those sumptious necklets. Visually it was wonderful. But I didn't appreciate some of the background music, rock, punk rock -- it was jarring and I found it distracting. Poor Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette-- it was Louis XV who paved the way for the Revolution. (Yes, this also brought back memories of history classes in school.)

It was another mild day. Perfect weather for me -- not hot, not cold. Nicely balanced.

4 comments:

  1. Fantastic collage, Colette! The film was widely panned here, probably because there were few French actors. But the costumes did win some admirers.

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  2. Beautiful Colette. I saw the other one on Ebay and love it also. Our weather was the same as yours and is supposed to be again today. Perfect for me, too.

    I haven't seen the movie yet. I'll probably end up renting it as always. lol

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  3. This is beautiful Colette. Am glad the movie was visually pleasing. A bit of a shame about the sound track though!!!

    Glad the weather is mild there. We have a cold day today, with lots of badly needed Spring rain!

    Dotee xoxo

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  4. Hello Colette, I live in the south of france and I rarely find a treasure in the flea markets! If I do they are super expensive, my pickings were always richer in good ol blighty... still we do have beach weather here for nov 2nd..

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