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Saint Germain Contrasts

Carved stone and painted wood; forged iron and polished brass; bright chrome and tarnished zinc.   The doors and shop fronts of St Germain de Prés are a patchwork of contrasting styles and materials, reflecting the alterations and additions of three centuries. 15 more words

Paris Streets

The Marks & Spencer Effect

My life has been on hold.

I am intellectually aware that it is moving towards some kind of direction, but I quit wondering whether I really choose that direction or not. 786 more words


L'été à Paris : Week 7

I am almost finished with my internship but I can never be finished with Paris. There is always more to see, to do, another layer to unravel in this city. 295 more words


A Frog-Brit Pot-Pourri. 35.2

Previously on Equinoxio: a leisurely stroll, hopping from London to Paris and back. Above: Saint-Germain-des-prés. (Ours) First built in the 5th century, rebuilt around the 10th… Just around the time the French and the English started bickering. 332 more words


Christmas in Paris

Paris, December 25, 2016

ARRIVING in Paris early Christmas morning is the best Christmas gift I’ve ever given myself. Not much seems to have changed at the Charles de Gaulle airport since I was last here 15 years ago. 967 more words


Paris Cinq

 Part 1

by Kristin Barnett & Pete Koufos

You hold my hand tightly and wait for the taxi to pass before leading me across the street into the door of our apartment building. 932 more words