Wednesday, February 28, 2007

The Postman Quartet

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Tuesday, February 27, 2007

The country of cheese

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It is a detail of an old cheese dairy. I like cheese and you ?

Monday, February 26, 2007

A nice couple...

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Sunday, February 25, 2007

A protector ?

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Thursday, February 22, 2007

The Rock house

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Again a special house.
After the Chinese house, this is the rock house.

Wednesday, February 21, 2007

The Chinese house

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In my neighbourhood, there is a particular house.
Its name is the Chinese house. What do you think about it ?

Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Outside, Inside !

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What artist do you love ?

Monday, February 19, 2007

Is it complete ?

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Behind the bars, you see the old law courts. It
will be an international hotel.

Sunday, February 18, 2007

I brought candies to you !

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The Rigolettes Nantaises are a confectionery of Nantes,
like the Berlingots. Do you know theses delicacies ?

Friday, February 16, 2007

From a wall to another...

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The Toucan found a wall to exhibit it. It's a painting
of Alain Thomas - a naive painter of Nantes.

Thursday, February 15, 2007

Its kitchen garden in town !

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The town hall of Nantes places at the disposal
of the public plots of land. Each one can have its
kitchen garden. However, the places are rare. It's
often necessary to wait three years before obtaining
its paradise area.

Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Tuesday, February 13, 2007

A french proverb ?

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Every day, there is a proverb in your local newspaper.
Today, the proverb says : "No february without flower
of almond tree".

Monday, February 12, 2007

The life in blue...

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This week, wednesday, a film about Edith Piaf 's life will be
on the screens. Edith Piaf was a famous French singer known
in particular for her song La vie en rose (the life in pink)
Here, one sees the sugar factory Beghin Say. Like the sky, it
sees the life in blue.

Sunday, February 11, 2007

"The concept"

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Do you know Le Corbusier ? It's a famous French architect of
the 20th century. Its concept : a building in which one finds
all (trade, school...) Here, its realisation : la Cité radieuse
( the radiant city).

Friday, February 09, 2007

Your tickets please !

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Inaugurated yesterday evening, the castle opens with the public today.
Because of the estimated multitude, it is necessary from now on to hold
its place of entry.

Thursday, February 08, 2007

Little Manhattan !

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I would have been able to choose this photo by february 1st
because I don't like this tower (Tour de Bretagne).
But, it's a part of Nantes, it's like that !
Today, there is of the fog then it's more discreet.

Wednesday, February 07, 2007

No time to lose !

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Even the gardens want to be beautiful ! Here, one can see
gardeners installed of the lawn in tne ditches of the castle.

Tuesday, February 06, 2007

Happy saveguard !

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Before this building sheltered the offices of compagny EDF GDF,
supplier of electricity and gas in France. Then, when the offices
were installed in periphery, it was planned to destroy this place.
Fortunately, it was saved and restored. Today, one can find in this
building, a gymnasium, a supermarket, a restaurant and an appendix
of the hospital.

Monday, February 05, 2007

A plaice, a cliché !

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Yesterday, I went to Saint Nazaire, a town by the sea, near Nantes.
Saint Nazaire is not a beautiful city because it was destroyed
during tne second war. It is especially known for its shipyards.
It's to Saint Nazaire that are built the big passenger ships as the Queen Mary.

Saturday, February 03, 2007


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This is a vestige of the old castle of Nantes (10th century).
Indeed, with the 14th century, a new castle was built.
The next week, I will show it to you.
After years of work, it's again opened from february 9.
But patience !

Thursday, February 01, 2007

Nasty tricks !

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Today is a city daily photo theme day and the theme
is "something that really annoys you in your city".
I don' t appreciate nasty tricks.