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a Wall of Drawers

4 December, 2009

Encountered in Toulouse, at L’Hôtel-Dieu Saint-Jacques (a hospital, not a hotel as one might assume from the name).  What a wonderful way to store your knickknacks, bric-a brak, baubles, do-dads and curios.

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Or, alternatively, to store your ‘Lierre Terrestr.’–ground ivy.  To each his own.

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(If you may remember, this is the same hospital where I found the marvelous noses.  Turns out those directors not only had nez galbées, but a commendable sense of interior design)

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. John gerbner permalink
    8 December, 2009 2:27 am

    Were you at this hospital? what space was this? What was kept in all of those drawers? Why do my capital letters frequently not show up as lower case?

  2. 9 December, 2009 1:30 pm

    Haha, I was wondering about your typing.

    This hospital in Toulouse is now a museum. I’m not sure what this space was–maybe a research room? The drawers were filled with herbal medicines and such. Unfortunately, my five phrases in French don’t cover much medical language.

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