Words, sounds and pictures by Kate Carr

Category: French residency

Anchor/mooring chains, Marnay-sur-Seine

Quiet patches are when the boats are out in deep water, when the current pushes them towards the shore they get noisy.


Wetland under the power wires, Marnay-sur-Seine

The wetland under the power lines, Marnay-sur-Seine

Sunset at the nuclear power plant, Marnay-sur-Seine

sunet nuke

The swans who made the pond near the nuclear power plant home


Temporary wetlands, field recording site, Marnay-sur-Seine


Temporary wetland on the banks of the Seine, Marnay-sur-Seine, France.


Between 6 and 7pm on the Seine somewhere near a nuclear power plant and a church

I’m an hour east of Paris in an amazing town called Marnay-sur-Seine. There is a church, an abandoned bar, a closed hotel and not a lot else.