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Summer at Saint-Antoine 2012, Part 2

The first of the moons of August, setting over the roofs of Saint-Antoine. Next up: Anglaise. Sometimes known as “copperplate” in the anglophone world: I did manage to solve the Canine Complication in time to arrive for the second week … Continue reading

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Summer at Saint-Antoine 2012, Part 1

Everything about Saint-Antoine l’Abbaye is beautiful. It’s a wonderful place to hold our summer calligraphy courses. Or we wouldn’t have been doing it  since 1989. Unfortunately for me, a Canine Complication meant I was unable to be there for Deuxième … Continue reading

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Summer at Saint-Antoine 2011 (part 2)

The courtyard and the abbatiale. Not the sunniest summer we’ve ever had. But the stone and grass only look warmer and lusher under grey skies. The second session: Bâtarde Française. A course aimed at beginners or students with some experience … Continue reading

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Summer at Saint-Antoine 2011 (part 1)

The garden at Saint-Antoine. The compelling view from our fourth-floor window. I use the word “compelling” not as a less conventional alternative to “pretty”, but literally. The view of the garden with the Vercors beyond it seems to pull the … Continue reading

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