For over three-quarters of a millennium, Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris has stood as both beacon and protector, then on the 15th April 2019 is was badly damaged by fire.
Soon there will be a new demand for experts who have the same skills required to build Notre Dame 900 years ago.
A brilliant set of pictures from News 18
“We should be ashamed at our lack of progress in space travel.” Buzz Aldrin at the 50th anniversary.
You may think this is nothing to do with Notre Dame, and in some ways it may seem unrelated. In some ways it is, but in other ways it stems from the same narrative.
I was lucky enough, as an eight-year-old, to watch the first moon walk live on TV from England in the middle of the night.
To be the best you can be and go to places no one has been before.
I’m starting a sci-fi story, again it has nothing directly to do with Notre Dame, but somehow…
Read the first chapter of the story below and follow the story for more updates.
An Enduring Icon: Notre-Dame Cathedral will be on view starting July 23rd in Los Angeles in the J. Paul Getty Museum.
After the spire collapsed, the fire brigade decided to throw everything into saving the towers, focusing on the northern one, already on fire.
That probably saved the cathedral.
The “aim is to give Notre-Dame a restoration appropriate for the place it has in the hearts of the French people and in the entire world,” said Culture Minister Franck Riester.
An interesting video on Notre Dame from CNN detailing how the restoration in coming among. In short, officials are still concerned that things might collapse.
Will Notre Dame cathedral will be restored exactly as it was?
Tomorrow, Tuesday, the French lower parliament, the Assemblée national, will have the final say on the restoration bill
A rooster. even if it’s copper and used to sit atop the now-destroyed spire at Notre Dame in Paris.