Opened in July in 1900 for the Worlds Fair as a train station and operated as one until 1939. It was considered very modern at the time with elevators, lifts for luggage and even a stunning elegant hotel contained inside the train station. Then in 1939 it was unable to update for electric trains that … Continue reading Musée d’ Orsay on Museum Monday
We all met at Who’s for brunch one beautiful Saturday morning at 11:00am, a place where the waiters all wear footie pajamas, it feels slightly like having a cute Frenchmen serve you breakfast in bed, only you aren’t alone in your bedroom, you have 30 other people in bed with you. (that could be fun) … Continue reading Thai Massage Thursday in the Marais…
Le Surrealisme De L’object The Centre Pompidou is the first museum to host a large-scale exhibition dedicated to Surrealist sculpture, so I just had to grab my daughter and head on over to take a peek at this most bizarre exhibition. Now, while I enjoy and actually love some of the Surrealist paintings, I don’t … Continue reading Museum Monday at the Centre Pompidou
Dear Diary, "What a week this has been, what a rare mood I'm in. Well it's almost like being in love..." You can listen to Judy whilst reading... Well, it's almost like being in love, except when you are not....Just as an example of how my week went...I had a big client that has me … Continue reading Frustrating week in Paris…can I bitch for just a moment?
Dear Diary, I have discovered a new way to exercise while here in Paris. Every morning I get a really great 40 min workout that tones my entire body, especially my abs. You know what? Now I know why all those French women are so thin and their bodies so toned. People make a big … Continue reading The Best Workout in Paris
Museum Monday in Paris This week it’s all about bones and the creepy underground Catacombs underneath Paris. Warning: The tour is unsuitable for people with heart or respiratory problems, those of a nervous disposition and young children. You enter from 1 avenue du Colonel Henri Rol-Tanguy, well actually you wait in line for about 30 … Continue reading Museum Monday in Paris – Catacombs
Starting this week I am implementing a “Museum Monday” of a museum that I have attended the previous week. Now we know the standard museums, The Louve, Musée d'Orsay, and Musée Rodan. But did you know there are over 150 museums in the city of Paris alone? That is one heck of a lot of … Continue reading Museum Monday in Paris!
Oh the whoa is me...no, Oh the wow is me...wait, Oh the woe is me factor of living in Paris. Alright , I have so much to say but only so much time and don't want to blog down, I mean bog down anyone with a gazillion posts all about me. Of course it really … Continue reading The olfactory, whiff, bouquet, and tang of Paris
Dear Diary, Wow, what a crazy last few weeks it has been…landed in Paris, flew to Vienna for the Christmas Faire, then to England for a good ole’ fashioned Christmas with friends, up to Edinburgh for the first night of Hogmany, back to London for New Years Eve and now back to Paris and my … Continue reading Hogmany, Harmony, and Home to Paris.
Okay, we made it to the airport, thanks to my middle daughter Alyssa who decided we should drive and not take the BART train. Thank you so much! We are now awaiting our flight to Paris, watching the throngs of people walk towards their destination. Parents tired with young children who do not look very … Continue reading Stress, airports and relief!