Monthly Archives: June 2008

Don’t visit Paris in June

Apparently we should have researched Paris before we came here. Or so the woman in reception insisted. She was quite rude. However, she’s right, June is the WORST time to visit unless you like crowds and heat and more crowds. … Continue reading

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Japanese fashion

Up even later, making breakfast at about 9:45 then off to the Metro. We wisely purchased a book of ten tickets. This works out cheaper and is more convenient. I recommend it for anyone thinking of using the Metro. We … Continue reading

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Being under dressed at Marty’s

Up and down to breakfast at 9:30 – we are getting very French in our habits. A delicious coffee once more then off to the Jardin des Plantes. Back in the 1600s, this was a scientific herbal garden and it … Continue reading

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Don’t drink the dregs

Woke at 8 after a good 8 hours sleep. The day was glorious but the room hadn’t improved. Eventually we made our way downstairs for breakfast. The baguette was fine, the coffee was lovely, the tea too weak. Still, the … Continue reading

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Mirinda complains

The Eurostar has moved from Waterloo to St Pancras. This is all very well for those who wish to travel to France from the north of England but where does it leave us in Surrey? I’ll tell you where it … Continue reading

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