Award season has come and gone

Source: I have added to my list of authors to read, Alice Munro, this year’s Nobel Peace Prize in Literature winner. Yes, because she has won the Nobel Peace Prize, but more so because she is a prolific writer of short stories – a genre I am becoming more and more partial to.

Places : Château de Chantilly

Château de Chantilly is located 40km north of Paris – an approximate forty-five minute drive. Wikipedia lists it as a historic château – aren’t they all historic though? As part of our historical reading in my french class last semester, we read the memoirs of Madame de Sévigné, and our french teacher advised that we…