So sorry for the long absence from the blog...for those of you who are writers you know the old "writers block" that sweeps in upon us causing us pain and misery. Well, that is exactly what happened to me the last few weeks. It was not only the writers block but I think I would … Continue reading WRITERS BLOCK!
What is a museum? A museum can be inside or outside, a garden, a park or even a Metro station. This week we go underground to explore the Paris Metro’s “CIRCULATION(S) – Festival de la jeune photographie europeenne.” Not everybody goes to museums but almost everybody goes through the Metro so everyone gets to experience … Continue reading The Metro is a Museum? – In Paris it is!
The Petit Palais Opened as a museum in 1902 after it was used for the 1900 Universal Exhibition. The collection itself is not as exciting as some other museums, however, the building itself is beautiful and houses quite a few murals. The circular garden outside is beautiful even in the winter months. But my favorite … Continue reading The Petit Palais 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, 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!