Tag: James Baldwin

12 days of Christmas 2020: day 1

View of Saint-Paul de Vence, which I’ve written about numerous times this year. Trip to Saint-Paul de Vence Potted history of Saint-Paul de Vence The House where James Baldwin lived Today’s accompanying track is from Lenny Kravitz who released this ballad Here to Love… Continue Reading “12 days of Christmas 2020: day 1”

The House where James Baldwin lived

The French Riviera has attracted not just artists but also writers. In particular, Saint-Paul de Vence became a destination of choice for French culturati soon after Cannes hosted its inaugural film festival in 1946; it was a tranquil haven for the celebrity overspill. Following… Continue Reading “The House where James Baldwin lived”