Category Archives: French Travel

“P” is for Paris

Peonies Pompidou  Pâtisserie Petits bibelots Pique–nique Pouting a la moue Ponctualité Protest Pont des Arts @$#%& Prix Fixe Pernod Picasso Petite Jolie Paul For Vanessa, my friend and mentor since 1968. With love and respect forever, xo

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Art & Passion: Paris 2015

Avant Garde by Accident Crossing the Rue Longchamp after visiting Pâtisserie des Rêves, I stumble onto Renoma and a new fascination is born. Maurice Renoma transformed French menswear in the 1960s. Unfettered and original, he used sensual fabrics, bold color and … Continue reading

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Shake It Up Baby: Paris 2015

Pont Neuf I am crossing the oldest bridge in Paris, pinching myself, heading for my daughter’s flat on Rue de L’Hirondelle. By “flat” I mean two burners and a giant window, c’est tout – think Madeline without pink roses. I’m … Continue reading

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