street art

I'm referring to this as 'street art' rather than graffiti, as I assume it has been officially sanctioned! I came across this little character on the outer wall of the Maison de Mandrin, an art gallery in Brioude. He's printed onto paper and stuck on, rather than painted on the mortar, and as there were other prints … Continue reading street art

Brioude en fête

Our nearest town, Brioude, is usually very quiet and sleepy. It has a population of just over 6,500, and whilst it does attract some tourists in the summer, it's not exactly swamped. All that chamges for a fortnight every other year, during the month of July, when Brioude hosts its biannual watercolour festival - the … Continue reading Brioude en fête