On the Right Bank, Paris

It’s brighter and warmer this morning, heading for a top temperature of 14C. A good morning to stroll along the Right Bank of the Seine, to see what has changed since last Christmas. There are […]


Around Saint Germain des Pres, Paris

Up early again this morning, it’s still dark but brightening quickly as I walk what has become a daily 4km pilgrimage from the Marais to the Coutume café in the 7th arrondisement, via Saint Germain […]


Jardin des Plantes

Today’s plan is to check out the photography exhibition at the Jardin des Plantes, but first I need to get back to Paris. The Eurostar 9:24 service to Paris is just as big a zoo […]


The posh streets of Paris

A quick trip to London today, but first an early morning wander down the boutique strewn posh streets Paris – Avenue George V, Avenue Montaigne, and down Rue St Honore. It’s 7.30am and still dark […]


A secret garden in Paris

There is always something new to discover in Paris, and finding a secret walled garden with a past, present and future is always interesting.  Still jetlagged this morning, and I’m up at 5am and out […]


Christmas Day, Paris

After a leisurely breakfast this morning at Hotel Indigo, it is time to relocate to my apartment in the Marais. After the spacious suite-like accommodation at the Hotel Indigo, my tiny, can’t swing a cat […]