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Favourite French Things : Music, Perfume, Film, Fashion, Food, Poetry

February Favourites : White As Snow

2017 is zooming by and we’re now into March and thankfully spring will arrive at the end of the month which is such a mood booster, it’s like a little mother’s helper but of the natural variety. There is an abundance of colour in these parts thanks […]

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Mimosa Parade in Sainte Maxime

The rain began to make its presence felt two hours before the commencement of the annual mimosa celebration last month in Sainte Maxime. A little unfortunate perhaps but it didn’t deter anyone from getting outside to watch the spectacle. Mimosa is a brightly coloured yellow plant introduced from […]

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Xmas Windows in Paris

This is incredibly short and sweet but I wanted to show you the stunning perfume Christmas window at Printemps in Boulevard Haussman and the gorgeous white themed show at Galeries Lafayette.  The day I visited this week there were plenty of children, men, women, young and […]

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Smelly Interludes : Music Gigs : Top 5 Smells

Music gigs are magic. There’s nothing like hearing live music to transport you from daily life. Last week I attended two gigs which is totally out of the ordinary. I would love to see and hear more music acts but Paris gets everything and occasionally an […]

Life In France : Perfume Advertising About Town

In my teeny town perfume advertising is a mainstay. Yesterday on the walk to school I noticed the now classic Terre d’Hermes on display in one of the newly widened streets – desert, horse and bare chested man. Charlize Theron is glammed up in sparkly gold for the […]