Random Notes from Paris: One Year On

It’s been almost one year since my wife and I have landed in Paris. After six months of catching up with friends, eating, doing some research, and some writing (in that order) in Verona, we took a quick post-Christmas flight into Paris last year. Between the 25th of December and New Years Day, we frantically … More Random Notes from Paris: One Year On

Old Money Abroad: The Parisian Dinner Party

As a few of you know, my wife and I are living in Paris at present, and the city is never in short supply of mind-boggling art and architecture, and fascinating people. It’s been a rich experience for which we feel fortunate and grateful. Generally, I’d say that most Parisians we’ve encountered have exhibited many … More Old Money Abroad: The Parisian Dinner Party

Where To Draw The Line…?

Travel broadens the mind, no doubt. A routine walk becomes an adventure. ┬áHistory that was once so sterile in books comes alive. Architecture speaks, sometimes in the whispers of a narrow lane, sometimes in the deafening grandeur of a palace. The melody of a language. The smell of fresh bread…every damn day. Mais oui, it’s … More Where To Draw The Line…?