Merci – Shopping for a cause in Paris

    Shopping wasn’t a priority on our recent trip to Paris but I did manage to finally visit a shop that I had been wanting to see for a while. On the edge of the Marais,  Merci, has...

    Sunday Market on Rue Montorgueil

    On a freezing Sunday in Paris we were watching our friends run in the Paris Marathon. After they had passed us, we dashed to the local cafe for a pastis to warm our bones before...

    April Flowers at the Hotel George V

    On this trip to Paris, one of the first places I returned to was the Hotel George V, so I could see what wonderful flower displays florist Jeff Leatham had again created for the hotel....

    The Paris Marathon

    The Paris Marathon was run on Sunday and we were there!  No not running….but to support a couple of fit friends who were! For the forty thousand competitors, months of training was about to be...

    Postcard from…….Paris

        Paris is home to some of the best cheese shops in the world. As we wandered from the Marais to the Ile St Louis, we passed La Ferme Saint Aubin and just had to...

    Another Side of Paris

    Choosing where stay in Paris is always fun. We usually stay on the Left Bank where there are many fabulous small hotels, but this time we thought we would like a change. Time to go...