Green Notebook from Crèvecoeur-le-Grand

Driving home from Zandvoort, I passed through Crèvecoeur-le-Grand, a town in the Oise departement in France, surrounded these days by dozens of aeolian wind turbines. I find these constructions rather elegant and something of great value, but I know others think they spoil the view. In rough translation the name Crèvecoeur-le-Grand means  “The Big Heartbreak”, which is … Continue reading Green Notebook from Crèvecoeur-le-Grand

Green Notebook from Pierre Elliott Trudeau International

The ultimate accolade for any politician is to have an airport named in your honour, although to be quite honest if an airport was named after one or two of the modern politicians I would prefer to fly elsewhere, as the naming of the airport indicates the political feelings of the city. These, of course, … Continue reading Green Notebook from Pierre Elliott Trudeau International