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Monday Morning Pic-Me-Up

Paris in Spring

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Friend Friday #48: Locational Influences

Taken from the balcony of the apartment where I stayed with friends on a trip to Paris last Spring This week’s Friend Friday topic is all about how where we live has a lot to do with how we dress. … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Pic-Me-Up

“If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man… “… then wherever you go for the rest of your life it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast.”— Ernst Hemingway

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Oh, to live behind a Parisian balcony

Flower-filled Juliet balconies; arched window frames; and art deco style porches over Parisian hotel entrances. I love Parisian architecture. I love how it looks. I love the romance of it. I love to imagine living behind the façade.

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Paris: le Tour Eiffel de nuit

On Thursday night, mum and I made a mad dash across Paris to see the Eiffel Tower. You can’t go to Paris and not see le Tour Eiffel, can you?

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Paris LUST LIST: Longchamp Le Pliage

Everywhere I went in Paris, I was surrounded by the Longchamp Le Pliage. I have wanted one for a while and I couldn’t turn but see one of these bags. I’m hoping the boyf might treat me to one for … Continue reading

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PARIS: chocolat chaud avec Hemingway au Café de Flore

The perfect treat on a cold afternoon… And in good company too: Café de Flore was the favourite haunt of Hemingway and Picasso, amongst others.

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Paris: a macaroon tour

Just in time for lunch: A trip to the French capital is not complete without a macaroon or two, or three!! So mum and I took a little “macaroon tour”, taking in the culinary delights of Ladurée and Pierre Hermé and Jean-Paul Hévin. Mum … Continue reading

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Paris: traffic stopping action

As mum and I made our way up to Sacré-Cœur in Montmartre we happened upon this scene: Yes, that’s right, a couple snogging in the middle of the road, holding up all of the traffic! We had no idea what to … Continue reading

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Les photographies de Karl Lagerfeld

If you happen to be in Paris today, be sure to head to La Maison Européenne de la Photographie and check out the last day of the exhibition of les photographies de Karl Lagerfeld. Mum and I did when we were … Continue reading

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