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Rue Crémieux, Paris

Went on a 10km walk from my apartment in the 8th all the way to Rue Crémieux.
A street tucked away in the 12th arrondissement not far from La Gare de Lyon in Paris and bit different than what you would see in the rest of the city. 75 more words


Holiday Diary- France And Italy August 2015 Day 15

Friday 4th September.

Yesterday we trawled about looking for some bits for the apartment to replace the rug and the red leather chair. We bought a rug and a marble topped bistro table. 318 more words


Summertime .....and the living is easy

As we get to the end of the ‘traditional’ summer it’s a good time to reflect on how it was for us; our first season renting our lovely villa out and what it’s like to live somewhere where temperatures can rise to 40 degrees and frequently hovers around 35 degrees for days, and weeks, on end. 285 more words

View from the Bed

(Having a go at grape picking)

You know how when you’re buying a house you’re supposed to check out where the sun rises and sets in relation to your garden? 505 more words


In Vino Veritas

Wine has the incredible capacity to make you live several different feelings while you are tasting it…because as flavors and scents change, so do your feelings. 468 more words


1914 - Battle of the Marne begins

5 September – On this day

Thirty miles north-east of Paris, the French 6th Army under General Michel-Joseph Maunoury begins attacking the right flank of German forces advancing on the French capital. 74 more words