Today it was a rainy and windy day. The perfect day to stay home - how original right? - and try to fix my overloaded laptop. While doing that I stumbled in a series of images and technical drawings I used some times ago and then completely forgot. I think it is the right time …
Small talks from Versailles: why Versailles is in Versailles?
When talking about Versailles' royal palace, I noticed that many people do not expect it to be so far from the city centre. To be accurate, the Chateau is not even in the outskirts of Paris, being Versailles a nice, indipendent town with about 90000 inhabitans located 14 miles west to the Ville Lumiere. To …
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Small Talk from Versailles: a day with the Sun King
Thanks to several tv series and movies everyone knows that a very strict etiquette controlled, in ancient times, the social and private lives of the European royal and aristocratic families. Each country had its own rules that were progressively abandoned, especially in the last two centuries. Today we can still gossip - in a good …
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Small talks from Versailles: 5 things you don’t know about Marie-Antoinette
5 things you don't know about Marie Antoinette's life in Versailles