Monthly Archives: April 2013

After three years of living in France


I find myself like I was three years ago, on the eve of the 28th of April, babysitting and writing a blog. Except this time I am in Normandy France and tomorrow I am not getting on a plane to … Continue reading

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“Why do French Women Gasp When They Say Oui”


Alright so this just falls extraordinarily well! Someone searched for the phrase “why do french women gasp when they say oui” on my blog today and fell across a post that I made three years ago observing this behavior. On … Continue reading

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Au claire de la lune


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Le Procope


A huge dose of history and great wine to boot! The Procope is a wonderful stop over. The Procope is said to be the oldest restaurant in all of Paris however it was in its beginings just a café.The procope was … Continue reading

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Les Deux Magots


Named because of its original purpose: a tabaco shop in the 1800s the Deux Magots still has two large “eastern” figurines from a cigar advertisment hanging in the café. Magots is what eastern figurines from the era are called. I honestly … Continue reading

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Cafe Flore


A few Saturdays ago I got to do something that I had promised myself I would do ever since I arrived in Paris. Had I left Paris before now I probably would have missed out on the MUST in Paris: … Continue reading

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Privilege from the rain


So the past few days have been awful, rainy and grey; Monday in particular. But between torrential and temperamental intermittent rain showers we were allowed this beautiful view of a rainbow forming in front of the Eiffel Tower. Paris je … Continue reading

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