Category Archives: Paris 2018

What a difference a weekend makes!

From the hotel bathroom… It was an early start in order to make the 08:37 Eurostar to London. It shows how we’re used to having to travel ages to get to Gard de Nord because, without thinking, we ordered a … Continue reading

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Interrupting the Frenchman’s lunch

Well, it’s taken a few days and a lot of angst taking in just about every patisserie within a ten mile radius, but finally, Mirinda’s Mission has been successful. And it was utterly delicious and enjoyed to a degree that … Continue reading

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The hunt for the choux pastry nuns

I have two videos to include today so I’m going to start with one and end with the second. So, without any explanation whatsoever, here is a woman on a horse. More about that later… It seems that the not-so-humble … Continue reading

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Who doesn’t love Pinocchio?

I didn’t know there were canals in Paris. It makes sense then that I didn’t know there were boats that go up and down them. It meant a very exciting morning for me. And, thankfully, a very different excitement to … Continue reading

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Snow-magedden

Britain is reeling under the onslaught of very little snow. It’s mayhem; end of days stuff. There’s been horror stories of people stuck on trains overnight with no food, light or heating and farmers in tractors helping stranded motorists with … Continue reading

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