Month: April 2011

Top Bistro’s in Paris

Just visited this excellent resource for the greatest places to eat in Paris, paris-best-restaurants.com and noticed a list of the city’s top bistros… Great to know as summer approaches. Indeed, as the weather warms up, the city offers itself beautifully to curious minds and mouths to discover excellent eateries and cool places. This list seems to capture quite a few’must experience’ spots… http://www.paris-best-restaurants.com/toptables/paris-bistros.php

Anon’s Paris on WordPress

The academic year is nearing an end – and a long and deserved summer break is in sight. Each morning  gets crispier, and the sun’s becoming more confident of its rays – and there’s every reason to be glad to be in the city of light! In celebration of the changing seasons – to welcome in this gorgeous spring,  new things are definitely called for – hence this new blog spot! Coffee in hand,  sun through the window – it does not get sweeter than this for a Saturday morning in Paris.

Satie – le Fantôme

Apart from Paris nd wider lie-de- France, Normandy is spcertaily fast becoming a second favourite pregion in France. this video comes from The birth home of famous Frwnch composer, Erik Satie. A self playing piano … How oh so ghostly 🙂

Brooke Fraser live in Paris

Returned from a beautiful night out where the highlight was a Brooke Fraser concert at Nouveau Casino in the 11eme. The song here is perhaps my favourite from her new album “Flags”. Entitled “Sailboats”, it’s an intimate, haunting, eerie, gorgeous piece of art….Superb.

Spring, Spring , Spring! (images below from rue Mazarine)

Spring in Paris – and there are signs of beauty in natureand people. A word of caution to the married though – Paris does indeed mock of married people in the sense of Shakespeare’s poem “Spring’. There is an excess of gorgeous people to found on the streets of this equally stunning city. Woe to all who are married during this oncoming season where both the beauty of the city’s people and nature are on such wonderful display! SpringWilliam Shakespeare When daisies pied, and violets blue, And lady-smocks all silver-white, And cuckoo-buds of yellow hue Do paint the meadows with delight, The cuckoo then, on every tree, Mocks married men, for thus sings he: ‘Cuckoo! Cuckoo, cuckoo!’ O word of fear, Unpleasing to a married ear. When shepherds pipe on oaten straws, And merry larks are ploughmen’s clocks, When turtles tread, and rooks, and daws, And maidens bleach their summer smocks, The cuckoo then, on every tree, Mocks married men, for thus sings he: ‘Cuckoo! Cuckoo, cuckoo!’ O word of fear, Unpleasing to a married …