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Category Archives: Lifestyle
It’s been the strangest winter. I don’t think the temperature has gone below zero more than a couple of times and there has been absolutely no sign of snow. As a result, spring seems to have come a couple of … Continue reading
They’ve been fixing up Place de la République for ages but I only saw it finished very recently and I don’t see what they’ve really achieved, except for reducing traffic. It doesn’t look anything like the architectural sketches published by the … Continue reading
This year we ARE sitting in front of a roaring fire in the renovated upstairs fireplace, unlike last year when we decided not to herald in the New Year until the renovation was finished. We finally lit our first fire … Continue reading
Merry Christmas to all my lovely readers from our somewhat reduced Christmas table this year – only Leonardo was able to be with us on Christmas Eve. It’s the last year we’ll be celebrating it in Paris – next year, … Continue reading
Weekly Blogger Round-Up – Getting Tough in French – Top 7 moments in France – A French library and literature
This week’s Blogger Round-Up starts with two expats talking about their experience in France. Wendy from Random Ramblings describes a major breakthrough in French while Bread is Pain shares her top 7 moments in France as part of the Expat … Continue reading
Adventure means going out of your comfort zone. That’s what my son would say anyway. For me, that means experiencing a new culture, a new language, a new place. So my first adventure was going to Noumea for six weeks … Continue reading
At 20, I lived in Townsville on the north-east coast of Australia and dreamed of living in France. When I arrived here for good at 22, I spent a week in Paris then went to an assistant teaching post in … Continue reading
This week I spent a most enjoyable day shooting photos of my daughter, Black Cat, for her new sewing blog: New York Paris Needle. This is our favourite photo taken from our balcony in the Palais Royal!