Tag Archives: winter


Amsterdam I

It’s been 15 years since the first and last time I was in Amsterdam. It’s not off to a good start…the Thalys train from Paris Gard du Nord is ‘retard indeterminee’…not a good sign at […]


The Strasbourg Christmas Markets…

It must be 12 going on 13 years since I was last in Strasbourg. I booked a ticket on the TGV before I left Melbourne on the bright idea that it might be worth photographing […]


Grand Palais Cartier Exhibition

It’s a grey day today in Paris, with light rain at times. I decide to visit the Jardin des Plantes, to see if they have photography exhibition on the iron railings of the garden. On […]


Boxing Day, Paris, 2013

A quiet morning by the Canal St Martin and a manic, crowded afternoon at Trocadero…. After the pretty ordinary weather of the last few days, Boxing Day is cold, mostly clear and sunny. I decide […]


Christmas Decorations in Paris, 2013

Christmas Day is an interesting day in Paris. Many cafes, boulangeries, pharmacies and restaurants are open for business. Dalloyau patisserie, next door to my apartment is open all day and well into early evening, as […]


Christmas Eve in Paris, 2013

Christmas Eve in Paris has really turned it on weather wise,  and not in a good way! The wind has howled all night, and in additional to broken tree branches littering the (pretty empty) streets, […]