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Archive for June, 2008

Day 04 : buying a cellphone in Paris

June 9, 2008 No Comments

Didn’t update the blog today as my right hand/wrist is giving me lots of grief and I just have to rest it. Update: After almost a day of rest, I’ll type just a wee bit and update my Monday :-) It was a fabulously sunny day and quite warm after 2 days of chilly overcast […]

a night in paris, fabric stores, montmartre, pylones.com, rue des trois freres, teena hughes

Day 04 : Breakfast at Marx Dormoy ‘s Le Roi du Cafe

June 9, 2008 2 Comments

Monday morning. Today has dawned beautiful and sunny, and after a ten hour sleep, I was awake at 6am and bright as a button. I went out for a walk with a plan – buy croissants – come home and make coffee. But it was so lovely out and there were cafes open everywhere as […]

a night in paris, cafe, croissant, france, paris, petit dejeuner, tea, teena hughes, the baguette

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 […]

handpainted silk, paris, peinture sur soie, silk painting, teena hughes

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 […]

a night in paris, croissant au beurre, fresh food markets 75018, pain au chocolate

Day 02 : Back in Paris – ooh la la!

June 8, 2008 No Comments

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. […]

75018, le restaurant, metro abbesses, paris, tagine, teena hughes
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