Tag Archives: Tuileries Gardens

Photos of the Week – Paris in August

We don’t often find ourselves in Paris on a sunny Sunday in August without our bikes, so after a leisurely lunch on the balcony, testing a new vinho verde, we went for a walk along Berges de Seine from the Orsay … Continue reading

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Photos of the Week – Tuileries Gardens and a Royal Rose

A meeting with some Australian friends on a sunny day took me to my favourite café in the Tuileries – Chez Diane. On the way back, I went to see my favourite rose in the Palais Royal gardens. I don’t … Continue reading

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Photos of the Week – Tuileries Gardens in December on a sunny day


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Photo of the week – Autumn in the Tuileries Gardens

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Photo of the week: The Sleeping Boatman

I often take photos that simply don’t fit into a post but that I want to share so I thought I might alternate Wednesday’s Bloggers Round-up with Photo of the Week. Those who follow me on Facebook or Instagram may … Continue reading

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A Just Reward – The Macchiaioli

Saturday was set aside to do my professional tax declaration, never something I enjoy and I expected it to take all day as there is inevitably something that I haven’t done according to the book despite the fact that I … Continue reading

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The Tuileries Gardens in Spring and a Chess Tournament

Jean Michel and I have just had lunch at Café Diane in the Tuileries Gardens for the first time this year. It was wonderful sitting under the trees on the edge of the duck pond lined with sweet-smelling pink hyacinths … Continue reading

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Sunset on the Tuileries

I’ve already talked about the sunset in Paris but my very favourite spot is in the Tuileries Gardens. I don’t usually post this many photos at a time but I happened to be there recently when the sun and the sky … Continue reading

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My Favourite Exhibition in Paris this Summer and a Fun Fair

I love the Tuileries Gardens in the late afternoon in summer. The crowds have died down and if it’s a fine day, the sunset will turn the Louvre a lovely shade of pink. There are four fountains, each with a … Continue reading

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Keep Those Clothes On!

Au mois d’avril ne te découvre pas d’un fil, En mai fais ce qu’il te plaît. (In April, don’t remove a stitch, In May, do as you please.) It’s 19°C today with bright sun and blue sky and I just … Continue reading

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