Will a reconstructed Notre Dame look as before? Only perhaps


It is “way too early” to think about reconstruction, warns Thierry Zimmer, the deputy director of the Historical Monuments Research Laboratory, part of the French Ministry of Culture. “We are not sure we have completely saved the cathedral yet,” he explained.

Before reconstruction can begin, debris still has to be removed from inside the cathedral and the ceiling vaults must be stabilized. And restoring Notre Dame exactly as it was might not even be possible, Zimmer says. His team is analyzing the rubble and will advise architects and officials on materials.


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I’m not Boris Johnson

not Boris Johnson
Photo: Tim Brown

I don’t have the hair, but if I had…

I think I’d just make jokes. He’s gone into the wrong job, he should just be a comedian. At least then people might be able to walk out on his act.

Meanwhile the real news is not getting covered properly. A devastating hurricane has hit The Bahamas, so sorry for everyone out there.


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Jacob Rees-Mogg slouching in the Commons

lazy Jacob Rees-Mogg

Jacob Rees-Mogg is the leader of the House and he slouched in the Commons yesterday.


Meanwhile Boris Johnson the current UK Prime Minister,  has a 100% record for losing all Commons votes.

This is the UK Parliament at the moment, it’s ridiculous. Some politicians need a new job. Perhaps they might help with restoring Notre Dame, though if it were my choice I wouldn’t let any of them near.


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What is the site about?

creating art
Photo: Mark Morris

Well if there is something new about Notre Dame in Paris I will try to cover it, but the restoration of the cathedral will take many years. I like to do a post almost every day if possible.

In the meantime there are a lot of things going on that I’d perhaps like to comment on. In an ideal world I’d like everyone to live under the same rules, be fed and loved as default. There would be no crime because we would all be happy.

But that is a fantasy.

We have politicians.

The UK is a mess.

But at least we have people live John Oliver, even if he now lives in the US. My post on his assessment of Boris Johnson has been one of the most successful, so far…

John Oliver’s assessment of Boris Johnson


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