La Canebière, France

La Canebière, France   “‘La Canebière’ is the historic high street in the old quarter of Marseille, France. About a kilometer long, it runs from the Old Port of Marseille to the Réformés quarter. The name ‘Canebière’ (‘Canabiera’ in Provençal Read More …

The French Hashish Doodle, 1971

‘A group of French hippie travelers smoke hash in their hotel room’ in Kabul, Afghanistan, 1971 Closeup of the cannabis plant drawing on the wall to the left in the photo. Share page on:

High Fashion, 1970

Les Lalanne, François-Xavier & Claude Lalanne, in their french studio 1980   High Fashion In France a artistic couple was able to take the art of making jewelry a bit higher… Les Lalanne is the name for a artist couple Read More …

Christmas Eve Hemp Carol

Christmas Eve Hemp Carol In many hemp growing regions of Europe it was very bad luck for the women to spin or work on their hemp starting Christmas Eve and lasting until “Distaff Day” (January 7)… Much like in my Read More …

Rattle and Smoke Dance, 1564

Rattle and Smoke Dance In 1564 the French sent a party in a attempt to colonize Florida.  Under the direction of explorers  Jean Ribault and René Laudonnière, a group ventured deep into northern Florida. Jacques le Moyne de Morgues was Read More …

The Almost Slave Hemp Rebellion of 1789

“It was an insurrection of the negroes, who were that night to have set fire to the large and beautiful town of St. Pierre… The combustibles were laid were laid in upwards of 100 houses (consisting of hemp dipt in Read More …