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I thought it might be useful to post a few comments on restaurants where we ate on our recent 10 day trip, partly so I can find them again myself 🙂 Le Cafe des Musees, 49, rue de Turenne in … Continue reading
Sorry for the lag since my last posting. We went to a lovely restaurant for a meal that ran very late. The next day we moved from our somewhat grungy Marais apartment to a much neater but minuscule room in … Continue reading
The last couple of days have approximated a social whirl. Three sets of friends in Paris, all working folk, and most travelling somewhere else on Monday, so visiting was naturally scheduled through the weekend. It is a great treat to … Continue reading
I don’t think jet lag helps art appreciation. It is a long way from the west coast to Paris, especially with a lengthy stopover in Toronto. But trying to pay attention to the displays in the Centre Pompidou is a … Continue reading
I certainly had not remembered that the third Thursday of November marked the arrival of the Beaujolais Nouveau in Paris, but the signs are everywhere, including in the little place where we had lunch. I confess it’s never been my … Continue reading
At last a sensible response to the press gang: Why the media’s apocalyptic response should be making you nervous (from Salon.com)
This probably is not the best time to visit the City of Light, but then again, is there a bad time? Meanwhile, I’m getting a good lesson in patience with a 5 hour layover in Toronto Pearson airport.