Feu d’Artifice

Paris

I haven’t felt too inclined to write here. Simply stated….it’s so hot in Paris I think my brain has been fried. Really, I can’t concentrate and my productivity level is at an all time low. I never thought I would wish for cooler weather, but these bright bright days have been burning me out. Don’t get me wrong though…I love a hot summer night.

Wardrobe Lessons

Paris

Soon to be twenty seven I would like to think I made a lot of progress in the art of getting dressed. I won’t tell you how to dress like a French girl, in fact I would never want to tell you how to dress at all. So what I will tell you instead is the things I have learned, done, collected, bought, thrown out, altered etc within my wardrobe that have made getting dressed much easier for me, and hopefully can for you too, no matter what style it is your going for.

TWIN-SET

Paris

Pretty Shopping in Paris at Twinset in Saint-Germain-des-Prés Hello there, just a quick post today popping in after a few weeks of quiet with no articles over here. I’ve been working quite a bit to get ahead on work as I prepare for a month in California and a whole lot…

Falling for Marseilles

Marseilles

You see the church atop the hill in the distance above? That is Notre Dame de la Garde, and as I am told by the locals in Marseilles, she watches over the city to keep everyone safe. Throughout Marseilles, almost anywhere you look up, you can see her…

Falling For Nice

Nice, France

I always do this thing when I travel. I ask myself “could I live here?” If so I try to imagine what it would be like day to day in this alternative reality. Sometimes it’s an especially dangerous thing to do. Like in Nice last week where I found myself dreaming of fleeing Paris for the south.

A BALCONY

Paris

Is it the human condition to be perpetually dissatisfied? I don’t remember exactly where it was or when, but I once wrote that everything I do is so one day I can have a balcony in the sunshine in Paris for me and my love. I still mean that. After all who wouldn’t want that? But lately I have to say I’ve been so fulfilled with life…