The Second Wave in Paris

As many of you may already know, a curfew has been imposed here in France. Starting tonight, residents are required to be at home from 9pm to 6am. Exceptions for municipal and hospitality workers will be made (paperwork required), but for the average Parisian, it means finishing off the last glass of wine at 8:45pm … More The Second Wave in Paris

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…?