La Pucelle (1992):


In 1431, Joan of Arc, nick-named 'La Pucelle' (The Maid) was burned at the stake in the market place at Rouen in Normandy.


"Time present and time past / Are both perhaps present in time future / And time future contained in time past".T.S.Elliot: Burnt Norton


In January 1992, my daughter left home for the first time to work as an English assistant in a school on the outskirts of Rouen.