Category Archives: Paris

“P” is for Paris

In the smoky wake of Notre Dame’s calamitous fire, I re-post this love letter to La Ville des Lumieres — the City of Light, Love and Art. Peonies Pompidou  Pâtisserie Petits bibelots Pique–nique Pouting a la moue Ponctualité Protest Pont … Continue reading

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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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