Studio 365: Day 319

Day 319

I wrote, on Studio 365: Day 11 after the massacre at Charlie Hebdo, how I fell in love with Paris on my first visit there as a young boy in August 1962. I posted a drawing I had made sitting in the Tuileries Garden on a beautiful summer’s Day. Now, here I am on Day 319 once again expressing solidarity and sympathy through the best way I know how with all those mourning today in Paris, in France and around the world. The drawing from that same never-to-be-forgotten visit in 1962 is of one of bridges over the Seine, when one of the most beautiful cities in the world inspired a young boy who has felt that inspiration ever since.  Je suis Paris.

10 comments

  1. It’s a beautiful image made the more so by your account of that time long ago. I have tears in my eyes as I read your words. Paris remains the most elegant, alluring, graceful and refined of cities through every attack that claws at her heart. #jesuisparis

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