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Day 03 : Sunday afternoon musings in Paris

June 8, 2008 No Comments

Want to learn some French? I created a few ‘sound bytes’ which you might enjoy :-) http://www.a-night-in-paris.com/french-phrases.html Above|: roll of handpainted silk I discovered last year in one of the beautiful fabric stores in Montmartre at the foot of the Sacre Coeur (Sacred Heart church) I’ve been going over the silk, dyes, wooden frames and […]

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Day 03 : Sunday in Paris, baguettes, croissants, coffee

June 8, 2008 1 Comment

After an 11 hour sleep, I woke at 7:30am as bright as a button, and as I lay there I daydreamed about living here, which I’m sure I’ll do at some point in the future :-) Those of you who know me well will not be surprised when this happens … I was thrilled that […]

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Day 02 : Back in Paris – ooh la la!

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Ahhhhhhhh … back in Paris after 12 months in Sydney, Australia. Following on from my blog post below about Departure Day – Day 01 – here is how I spent my first day in Paris. As I walked up the stairs from the Metro at Abbesses in the 18th arrondissement, I could hear wonderful music. […]

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Day 01 : Abu Dhabi International Airport

June 8, 2008 1 Comment

My flight out of Sydney on Friday 6th June, 2008 was slightly later departing than planned, but the service was excellent on the Etihad Airways flight. I settled in for my 24 hours of travel to Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris.My fellow passenger next to me was a young chap embarking on 12 months […]

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Drinking champagne, in Seine in Paris

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