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What's New and Interesting - this page has not been nurtured much since 2008. 

Access to what's new and interesting on "The Place" can be achieved by linking to:

 

 

Paradoxplace Work Log           New Books

 

and to our new Facebook page

 

And there are also the accounts of our extensive UK roadtrips in 2009, 2011 and 2012 in Bellatrovata

 

 

 

 

The Churches of Rome - finally, the photos from 2005 and 2006 are being published

 

 

 

The Magi (left) interact with King Herod  on the triumphal arch of Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome

 

GO STRAIGHT TO THE CHURCHES OF ROME LINKS

 

 

 

 

  

 

TWO MONTHS IN FRANCE - AUTUMN 2007

 

 

FRANCE - PHOTO AND HISTORY PAGES

 

 

MAPS OF FRENCH PILGRIMAGE ROADS

 

Links to all French Cathedral and Abbey Photo Pages in Paradoxplace

 

 

Early Medieval French Saints, Kings and Queens

 

NORTH AND CENTRE FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 2007

 

 

BURGUNDY, CHAMPAGNE AND EAST FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 2007

 

   

Paris

Reims

Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Reims

Cluny Museum of the Middle Ages

Cathedral - West End

The Louvre One - Italian Paintings

Cathedral - North Rose and Portal

The Louvre - Other Collections

Palais du Tau

Becket's Boxed Bits

Abbaye St-Remi

Basilique St-Germain-des-Prés

St-Remi Museum, Reims

Basilique St-Denis

 

St-Denis Zodiac and Monthly Activities

 

 

Abbey of Pontigny (Foundation Cistercian Abbey Church) (with lunch)

San Benoît-sur-Loire (Fleury Abbey)

 

Germigny-des-Près (Carolingian Oratory)

Basilique Ste-Madeleine, Vézelay (2007)

 

The Story of Basilique Ste-Madeleine, Vézelay (2004)

Chartres, Notre-Dame Cathédrale

Vézelay's Tympanums and Narthex Sculptures

2007 Photos of Windows

Labours of the Month and Signs of the Zodiac at Vézelay

Incarnation Window

Vézelay's Medieval Narrative Capitals

Zodiac Window

 

Individual Zodiac Window Panels

 

North Rose

Cathédrale St-Lazare, Autun

Thomas Becket Window

Tympanum, Lintel and Portal Capitals

North Portal (with Zodiacs)

Zodiac Signs - Jan-May

West (Royal) Portal (with Zodiacs)

Zodiac Signs - June-Dec

South Portal

Chapter House Capitals

 

Nave Capitals

Loir Valley Painted Pilgrimage Churches (with lunch)

Eve and the Musée Rolin, Autun

Église St-Jacques des Guérets

 

Église St-Genest, Lavardin (1000s)

Eglise St-Lazare, Avallon (with Zodiac signs)

 

 

Le Mans

Restaurant Le Marronier, Burgundy

Cathédrale St-Julien

 

Cistercian Royal Abbey of l'Épau

 

 

 

Royal Abbey of Fontevraud

 

 

 

Angers

 

 

 

Tours (and the Cathédrale St-Gatien)

 

Stained Glass windows of St Gatien, Tours

 

   

 

SOUTH WEST FRANCE - SEPTEMBER & OCTOBER 2007

 

 

TUSCANY, UMBRIA AND PIEMONTE OCTOBER & NOVEMBER 2007

 

 

 

Poitiers & Poitou-Charentes

Truffle Festival Pages in Paradoxplace

Poitiers

 

L'Église Notre Dame la Grande de Poitiers

Alba Truffle Festival - October 2007

Cathédrale St-Pierre

 

Baptistère St-Jean

San Giovanni d'Asso Truffle Festival November 2007 - ONE - TWO

L'Église Ste-Radegonde

 

L'Église St-Hilaire

The Piero della Francesca Trail - Sansepolcro, Monterchi and Arezzo

Musée Saint Croix

 

Poitiers to Périguoux (the long way)

Piccolo San Bernardo Pass

Abbaye de St-Savin-sur-Gartempe

 

L'Église St-Nicholas, Civray

 

L'Église St-Pierre, Aulnay

2007 8 Day Tuscan "A Tour"

Périgueux

 

Around Agen and Moissac

PARADOXPLACE

Abbaye St-Pierre de Moissac    Cloister Photos

 

Bazas and Sauterne Country

Links to all the Medieval Church Pages in Paradoxplace

West from Aubrac to the River Lot and Conques

Light-Filled Churches

St Côme d'Olt

Paradoxplace Cloister Pages

Espalion to Conques vie Estaing

Photos of 40 Cistercian Abbeys in Italy, France, Spain, Portugal and England

Bessuéjouls

 

L'Église de Perse (SE Espalion)

Mosiacs

Hôtel la Rivière - Entraygues-sur-Truyère

Stained Glass

Conques

Rose Windows

Cathédral Ste-Foy - Last Judgement Tympanum

Tympanum, portal and capital sculptures

Conques - Cathédrale Church of Ste-Foy

 

Villeneuve d'Aveyron

Archangels and Evangelists

Villefranche-de-Rouergue

Mermaids and Sirens

Around le Puy-en-Velay

Zodiac Signs and Labours of the Month

Le Puy-en-Velay

Croziers

West from le Puy-en-Velay to Aubrac

 

West from Brioude to Bergerac

 

Brioude (Basilique St-Julien)

 

Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne

 

Rocamadour

 

Souillac

MAPS OF FRENCH PILGRIMAGE ROADS

 

 

 

 

 

Dom Paradox in Britain for the "Summer" of '07

 

London, Rochester, Canterbury, Chichester, Christchurch, Tewkesbury, Hereford, Ludlow, Carlisle (Bridekirk, Bewcastle & Hadrian's Wall), Hexham, Coldstream (with Melrose, Jedburg and Dryburgh Abbeys), Lindisfarne, York (with Selby & Beverley), Lincoln, Norwich, Geddington (Eleanor Cross)

 

Rochester Cathedral

Hadrian's Wall Country (Including Lanercost Priory)

Canterbury Revisited + Reliquary Chasses for Bits of Becket

King David's Scottish Border Abbeys  -  Melrose  Jedburgh  -  Dryburgh

Magna Carta & Runnymede

Lindisfarne Priory

Windsor Castle & Saint George's Chapel

Hexham Abbey

Chichester Cathedral

York Minster Revisited

Norwich Cathedral

York Railway Museum

Beaulieu Abbey (Cistercian)

Selby Abbey

Beaulieu Motor Museum

Saint Mary's Church, Beverley, and Beverley Minster

Christchurch Priory

Lincoln Cathedral Revisited

Wimborne Minster

Geddington (best surviving Eleanor Cross)

Saint Laurence, Ludlow

 

Tewkesbury Abbey

In search of Summer - A long weekend in Chianti - July 2007

Carlisle Cathedral

Aggiungi Un Posta A Tavola - Saturday Night in Castellina's Piazza del Comune

Saint Bridget's Church, Bridekirk - The Bridekirk Font

 

Saint Cuthbert's Church, Bewcastle - The Bewcastle Cross

 

 

 

 

 

Lamole Restaurant, Chianti

 

Italy Restaurant Pages

Chianti   Florence   Umbria  Rome  Puglia  Venice

 

Simply the Best Meals

 

Truffle Festivals

 

Lincoln Cathedral

 

Links to the Paradoxplace Italy, France, Spain, Portugal and Britain

Abbey and Cathedral pages

 

 

 

 

 

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