Cendrine Marrouat Photography http://creativeramblings.com Documenting Life's Little Things Sun, 17 Dec 2017 20:02:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.1 https://i2.wp.com/creativeramblings.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/cropped-Cendrine-Marrouat-Photography-banner.jpg?fit=32%2C32 Cendrine Marrouat Photography http://creativeramblings.com 32 32 6648117 A visit to France – Toulouse (7) http://creativeramblings.com/visit-france-toulouse-7/ http://creativeramblings.com/visit-france-toulouse-7/#respond Tue, 12 Dec 2017 23:36:43 +0000 http://creativeramblings.com/?p=38874 The end of the Pastel era saw the birth of French Wars of Religion. Those lasted for more than three decades — until the publication of the Edict of Nantes (1598). In 1562, street riots between Huguenots and Catholics claimed 3,000 lives. In the Saint-Georges district, 200 houses were burned. During the second part of the 16th century, the local […]

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A visit to France – Toulouse (6) http://creativeramblings.com/visit-france-toulouse-6/ http://creativeramblings.com/visit-france-toulouse-6/#comments Wed, 06 Dec 2017 21:58:27 +0000 http://creativeramblings.com/?p=38766 Toulouse is famous for its Capitouls. The council of chief magistrates was born after Count Raymond IV’s death (1152). Eight men were selected for a year to rule the state. The number increased to 12 in 1176 and 24 in 1222. Each of them represented a district of the city.  The Capitouls settled in the Capitole, […]

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A visit to France – Toulouse (5) http://creativeramblings.com/visit-france-toulouse-5/ http://creativeramblings.com/visit-france-toulouse-5/#respond Tue, 28 Nov 2017 18:55:46 +0000 http://creativeramblings.com/?p=38742 Toulouse played an important role during the Albigensian Crusade. Raymond VI, its count, was a Catholic and a Cathar sympathizer. Toulouse was besieged several times. The last assault (1217-1218) saw the death of their leader, Simon IV de Montfort. “Simon stopped to aid his brother Guy, who had been wounded by a crossbow, and was hit on the […]

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A visit to France – Toulouse (4) http://creativeramblings.com/visit-france-toulouse-4/ http://creativeramblings.com/visit-france-toulouse-4/#respond Tue, 21 Nov 2017 20:59:37 +0000 http://creativeramblings.com/?p=38518 Last week’s post ended with a view of Toulouse’s old Roman wall. Toulouse was integrated into the Roman empire during the 2nd century BC and boasted aqueducts, theatres, therms and a forum. Actually, it was the fourth largest city in the western half of the empire! Toulouse changed hands quite few times. It became the capital of […]

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A few changes for the blog http://creativeramblings.com/changes-blog/ http://creativeramblings.com/changes-blog/#respond Mon, 20 Nov 2017 21:43:10 +0000 http://creativeramblings.com/?p=38507 Hello everyone! As you may know, I am a social media trainer (and French instructor). For a long time, I worked with all sorts of small business owners and solo-preneurs. Social Media Slant, my award-winning blog, is the place where I shared social media tips and advice for clients and readers. Then, a few months […]

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