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Conversation with Owl in Paris, March 2017

Owl is my word for the year. She chose me. Soulstrolling the streets of Paris last week, Owl appeared often: hanging as a backpack in the shop window on Rue Mouffetard, on a magnet in a tourist shop, at the Brocante Antique fair outside Paris (Foire de Chatou), and peering out through an art gallery window. 205 more words

Soul Strolling

Markets and Macarons

During my Christmas trip to Paris, we stayed in a super quaint Air B&B in the Latin Quarter. Lucky for us, there was a small cobbled street lined with markets and cafes within walking distance. 269 more words


Rue Mouffetard - In the Footsteps of Eugène Atget

TRAWLING THROUGH MY Twitter feed the other day I came upon this photograph by Eugène Atget made in 1898 entitled ‘La Place Saint-Médard’.

La Place Saint-Médard by Eugène Atget 1898… 432 more words


This time last year...

…I had the hugest grin on my face because Hubby and I were standing under the branches of a willow tree on the tip of the Square du Vert-Galant, a small public garden situated at the western end of Ile de la Cité in Paris. 724 more words


Rue Mouffetard

Long before Rue Mouffetard became the famous open market street it is today, it was a Roman road, built around 2000 years ago to connect Lutetia (the predecessor of modern-day Paris) to Italy. 112 more words

Street Photography

For Paris is a Moveable Feast - Ernest Hemingway

Our flight to Paris was scheduled to leave Madrid at 6:45am. This meant that our party of 4 had to get up at 3am. We requested for a cab to take us to the airport at 3:45am. 1,116 more words


Ernest Hemingway on what is now one of the most popular districts in Paris

Hemingway was twenty-two, his wife Hadley twenty-six, when they moved to the Quartier Latin, No. 74 rue du Cardinal-Lemoine, three weeks after arriving, on January 9, 1922. 278 more words