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The conundrum of Colin Maillard, in Bellême

Vintage postcard of le jeu de Colin Maillard statue in Belleme, Orne Normandy

High up on a hill in the pretty town of Bellême is a statue named Colin Maillard.  The statue is a delight; a smiling young girl, blindfolded, reaches out to find her playmates in an endless game. Unlike so many stiff civic statues this one is completely fluid; from her