Fashion – Why French Women don’t need Fashion Gurus Leafing through Vogue’s round-up of America’s ‘Best Dressed for 2006’, I came across this quote on P. 86 “The great Gloria Guinness was never more stylish than when she was broke and obliged to limit her wardrobe to a very few […]
In my search for stories about Les Deux Magots, I came across the site The Girl Who Ate Everything Now if you really want to salivate – this is a dandy site for food voyeurs. Who photos of macarons and millefeuille are absolutely voluptuous. Go and lap it up!!
Several dozens of entries ago, I mentioned the Blvd. St. Germain cafe, Les Deux Magots. It’s one of the Left Bank landmarks for a number of reasons. Oscar Wilde drank absinthe here. The poets Rimbaud, Mallarme and Verlaine were just a few of the literary greats who frequented the cafe. […]
Just checked out www.leparisparis.com Whatever this site is – the music is fun. Find any good music/video sites on Paris? Let me know!
Steven King and Conrad should spend some time in our basement – or cave – as they’re called in French. Paris basements are very creepy places. First, of all, there are usually rats – although I have yet to see one in ours – everyone says that they are there. […]
When Eric tells me where his father likes to dine, I know this has to be good advice. But usually he mentions these pearls of wisdom as we are sipping on champagne – and quite honestly by the next day – my photographic memory has been perfectly erased. A few […]
The no-smoking in public places has been passed into law today (which will begin to take effect in February of 2007).
The recent measures to take away the security badges of a number of baggage workers at CDG who purportedly associated with radical Muslim organizations has created political fodder for the upcoming presidential elections. Reading Le Figaro’s Nov 10 report, which states that 6 out of 11 baggage workers purportedly associated […]
You can’t spell French very well? So what. Catherine the Great made spelling errors also, and according to the books I’m currently reading about her era (18th Century Europe), it didn’t really matter in those days. Even in France? Yes, apparently, even in France. Being sticklers for proper spelling, according […]
To date, no one has found the last ‘Where is this?’ It was an inlaid sculpture that one can find if you’re walking past the Montparnasse train station (behind the station toward Pasteur). You’ll see it just before the entrance to the Jardin Atlantique. It’s embedded into one of the […]