..from yet another out of Paris expedition.

Loved this little town in Normandy – traveled here for a short break. The birth place of Erik Satie, gorgeous corner of France, reviving, refreshing, fantastic. Advertisements

Basilique Saint-Denis

A visit of the “Basilique Saint-Denis’ was also squeezed in at some point over the past week: and these are some images of that visit. It’s quite a stunning space to visit – a museum of an age long past where religion and monarchy very much defined what it meant to be “French’. Today the…

St Etienne-du-Mont

Now, these images are a bit hazy, but for ‘record keeping’s’ sake – for the record – I’ll just post these images from St. Etienne du Mont, also visited earlier over the course of the past week. It’s famous for containing what are believed to be the relics of Saint Genevieve, the patron saint of…

Atelier Brancusi

The past week or so has been a flurry activity – but not too busy to squeeze in time to explore this vast, beautiful city. These are images from a studio of sculptor, Brancusi’s, work. Its all about straight, clean geometric lines – and he also clearly had aprofound love for kisses, the head, facial…

Glimpses of Spring in Paris!

It’s a beautiful Saturday morning. Well, in retrospect, the weather’s been wonderful over the course of the entire week. Each day has clocked early spring temperatures, a dose of sunshine – and Parisians have steadilt made their ways to the banks of the Seine to catch a bit of sunshine – which this blogger did…

Paris Fashion Week – Ready to Wear Fall/Winter 2011/12

http://graphics8.nytimes.com/bcvideo/1.0/iframe/embed.html?videoId=100000000682502&playerType=embedFashion week is back in the city, showcasing ready to wear collections for the Fall/Winter of 2011/12. Apart from the Galliano situation – there are several other reasons to celebrate this round of Paris Fashion week – chief among them Lady Gaga’s weird and wonderful presence! The countdown for Men’s 2011/12 fall/winter fashion collections (between…

Le Soleil!

Mild sun rays kissed the Seine today, giving slight glimpses of Spring, which is around the corner.

Oh… about the studies in Paris…:-)

Phenomenal day in Paris – left home for lectures at 730 am in the morning, only to return home at 2200! If there is one thing that the French education system provides, it’s excellent training in rigour and hard work! For those up to the challenge of studying in a challenging – but rewarding context…