All posts tagged: Paris

June / July Favourites : Summer Is Here

Summer is with us in a huge way. Temperatures are blazing and all the tourists are in town. There are near daily trips to the beach in the late afternoon when I can just about handle the lashings of sun. Unfortunately there have been some […]

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 […]

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 […]

Paris : 10 Perfumes Celebrating The City Of Light

The Paris attacks as you can imagine have dominated the news coverage in France this week. I’ve felt a combination of sadness and anger, and an acknowledgement that this will not be an isolated incident. Of course the ongoing situation is complex. And yes terrorism […]

Life In France : Au Revoir Love Lockets

Today marks the start of the removal of love locks from Le Pont des Arts.  Tourists have attached padlocks to the bridge with messages of love since around 2008. Once considered a charming practice, the sheer number of locks and the weight of these began […]

Daft Punk : Unmasked By Xavier Veilhan

There’s a new exhibition in Paris, ‘Music’ that unmasks the notoriously camera shy Daft Punk – although they still wear shades. The works, modelled life like statues, by French artist Xavier Veilhan are created via 3D scans.  All of the statues in ‘Music‘ are music producers […]