Monthly Archives: May 2014

Clocks & clochards

I’m not sure whether it was the fact I nearly missed my flight from Helsinki that made me so glad to see Paris on Saturday afternoon, but it looked especially beautiful as I descended into Charles de Gaulle. I could … Continue reading

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In Ivry dream home a heartache

My dear friend David dragged me out of my bobo-land bubble this evening, and before I knew it I was heading out of the periph and into the wilds of Ivry-sur-Seine, which on the face of it seems like a … Continue reading

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Blue is the wettest colour

Last night we went to Le Train Bleu, an ostentatious Belle Époque restaurant located within the Gare de Lyon – and get this – we weren’t even getting a train anywhere. It’s a curious place to find an eatery so … Continue reading

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