Category Archives: fantasy

Mercure Galant – Messenger of the Past: Mascarade in Marly 1700

It is impossible to speak about Louis XIV’s feast without mentioning great & mysterious Divertissements held in Marly. The French Revolution destroyed this little gem built near Versailles, but the spirit & grandeur of events taken place there would remain … Continue reading

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Midsummer Night under a veil of Grand Divertissement Royal (1668)

Another magnificent festivity written in history was the Grand Divertissement Royal (1668). It was dedicated to success in the War of Devolution (1667-1668) and to the first capture of Franche-Compté, an important strategic goal in all the French wars of … Continue reading

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Myth IV: Greatest Lover of All The Times

  Esteemed Readers, please, don’t take my words wrongly. By no means I wish to show any disrespect towards my King! All I want is to touch this rather curious topic from another point of view. 🙂 So, an ordinary … Continue reading

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Dazzling Christmas Beauty

Modern Christmas can’t be imagined without many things. A brightly decorated Christmas tree is one of them. And as soon as it is dressed in its sparkling fragile jewelries, the spirit of the feast becomes very intense. Bright lights twinkle … Continue reading

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Concerning Tea and the World Into It

A cup of Earl Grey makes life fabulous and better every day! Among of all drinks tea is, undoubtedly, most fascinating. Its rich bright colour of golden shades, intense body refreshing forces,wide variety of tastes & mixtures invite us in … Continue reading

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The Magic Night of Queen Titania

Hurry up, my dear friends! The forest is thrilled! Oh, what a night!  All the fairy world is invited.Queen Titania is celebrating the last summer day. Deep in the forest, near a slow motioned stream, on a wide clearing next to … Continue reading

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Memories of The Tree

My tree, I cry for you! For you’re a true mute witness of Time. I admire with your stature that seems to touch Heaven, with your strong branches and leaves History of the world written on. Your glorious shadow contains … Continue reading

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