Rosa Bonheur – my favorite brasserie

Rosa Bonheur Paris In the middle of Le Parc des Buttes Chaumont, in front of where I lived for a while in the 19th arrondissement of Paris, sits a beautiful retro type Guingette (old fashioned bistro, very common to the edges of the Seine and the Marne, places where people would go to dance to local bands, to the music of accordions whilst having dinner or lunch). This place has now become an institution in Paris to all folk, young and old, winter or summer. Two large bars inside make queuing for your beer or coffee a little long but hey, what's a wait when you are in the middle of a hip crowd, listening to some great tunes and looking up at some fancy mismatched decorations filling ceilings and walls. Rosa Bonheur ParisRosa Bonheur Paris Read on...
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AWAKENINGS

Coffee Marcots Hossegor It has been a while. The creative vibes have penetrated me again, seeping into my pours, all my senses alight with inspiration. INSPIRATION. Inspiration Isn't it wonderful when it takes over again. For whatever reason, sudden creative paralysis sporadically grips us, plunging us into pragmatism and a sometimes slightly too raw every day life. And then we WAKE UP. Like after drinking a strong coffee at your favorite cafe. I woke up around 13h47 last Thursday and decided it was time to start writing, painting, photographing, sharing the immense fascination I have for life again and this world that surrounds us all. Sundown France Read on...
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My guide to a girl’s hen weekend in Paris

Moulin Rouge ParisMusee Jacquemart AndréMiniature France museum I often get contacted about what to do in Paris on an all girl's weekend. So I decided to write about it for you all to read too! Personally, I think it's exiting and prudent to draft up a game plan that embraces the full spectrum of merrymaking while paying proper respect to your collective budget. Here are some ideas for crafting an Read on...
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What’s “In” in Paris for Spring

Louis Vuitton Spring 2013Louis Vuitton Spring 2013Alexander McQueen Bee What’s “In” in Paris for the Spring Season????.... I had a little look of what I found inspiring from my favourite designers here in Paris for Spring 2013... So, taDAAA, here is my choice of the Hottest Styles Spotted at the Paris Fashion Week for Spring 2013 Paris is famous for its vibrant fashion scene having some of the best Read on...
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Le Square Gardette Paris

Square Gardette ParisRestaurant ParisSquare Gardette restaurant Here's a little place I go have lunch at when am back in my old arrondissement in the 11th... next to the beautiful Square Gardette's little parc (where I used to spend my weekend afternoons with my son) lies the restaurant of the same name (no, no prizes for guessing guys). It's super vintage decor makes it a place where even having coffee Read on...
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My angles of Paris

View Eiffel Tower ParisEiffel Tower ParisMoulin Rouge ParisNotre Dame Paris I went on another photo walk recently with my Canon and thought I would share these shots with you... I will soon be moving on from Paris but will be back every two weeks, so I will be able to share with you my new finds in Paris just the same, as well as parts of my life and inspirations from where I will be based in Surfland South West of France... So here is the first of many my angles of Paris, just sit back and enjoy the views...! Read on...
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