Tag Archives: Architecture

Furrylittlegnome Visits Notre Dame’s Facade


It was around this time, just a couple of years ago, when furrylittlegnome found herself back in Paris. It was cold, windy and rainy, but she was on a mission to show a fellow gnome the major sites and tourist … Continue reading

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Big Ben. Parliament.


Upon exiting the Westminster tube stop, gnomes get a glimpse of the London Eye that greets you. Crossing the River Thames, you can capture this shot of Britain’s iconic Parliament building. Yes, friends, it was cold and gloomy the last … Continue reading

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More Foreign Favorites Courtesy of Furrylittlegnome


Two of furrylittlegnome’s favorite department stores are foreign and are always included for one or two visits on her itinerary whenever she is in Paris or London. Here is a quick glimpse of each. Galeries Lafayette 40, blvd Haussmann Paris … Continue reading

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Furrylittlegnome’s View of Paris from the Top!


Fooled you, furrylittlegnome friends! From the title of this post, gnome suspects most of you had the Eiffel Tower in mind, and while the Tour Eiffel does boast some terrific views, there is another landmark in Paris that rivals it: … Continue reading

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Victoria and Albert


When you visit London, one thing that stands out are all of the wonderful memorials and landmarks dedicated to the military and to members of the royal family scattered throughout this historical city.  When furrylittlegnome visits, she likes to make … Continue reading

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Squares Around the World


Furrylittlegnome loves to travel.  When she was thinking about what to blog about this week, she had many locations in mind.  Then, it came to her.  What do places in America and beyond have in common?  Squares! We’re going to start … Continue reading

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Full of Iron – in Paris


Furrylittlegnome had spent the morning in Versailles.  Instead of transferring trains and stopping at Trocadero to get a wonderful look, gnome exited the Paris RER at Champ de Mars.  There, just a short walk away, were the four feet she was expecting … Continue reading

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Furrylittlegnome Sees Monet in Paris


When it comes to art, furrylittlegnome is at a loss.  Sure, she can recognize the works of Pablo Picasso, Claude Monet, Vincent Van Gogh, maybe Andy Warhol or the scribbles of a three year old child, but that is the extent of her art … Continue reading

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