Tag Archives: Paris

Tour Montparnasse

It doesn’t matter how many times you cross the channel and go to Paris each trip you discover something new and each trip is never long enough. Last Saturday I dragged my tired self out of my bed at 3:45am. … Continue reading

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My Nine Hour Jaunt to Gay Paris 

Apologies about my lack of posts. Life just got a bit real again, a few chapters closed, new beginnings have started, routines have changed. I drafted this on a crowded commuter train at 19:25 on Tuesday only to finish it … Continue reading

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Bonne Année – from Paris with love NYE 2015/16

Firstly thank you very much for all of you who have stopped by and read my ramblings this year I hope that I have not bored you too much, as its very much appreciated. As 2015 came to an end … Continue reading

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Sainte Chapelle; The Chapel of a Sainted King

There is only so much you can do when you are visiting somewhere for 48hrs and despite frequent visits to Paris, as an adult, Sainte Chapelle had until now eluded me. In fact apart from Notre Dame the isle of Cite … Continue reading

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The opulent splendor of the Palais Garnier Opera house, Paris

One day I will go to the opera. Its on my bucket list. This weekend in Paris I discovered that the places and rituals of opera goers of the past are just as fascinating as the actual opera’s themselves. You … Continue reading

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One Of The Best Books I Have Ever Read; Paris By Edward Rutherfurd

I am not a big fan of writing book reviews, mainly because I don’t want to a) not do good books an injustice or b) give away plot lines. Many books are good if not excellent even; but for the … Continue reading

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A Parisian Love story: Heloise and Peter Abelard

Today is icky love day better known as St Valentines Day, yes there is a St and I am quite sure this over commercialism of the day would not impress him. This blog has been drafted in my note book … Continue reading

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