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“mes petits imagiers sonores”

Bravo à Gallimard Jeunesse pour sa collection “mes petits imagiers sonores”. Jolie. Colorée. Instructive. Interactive. Notre petit Eliott d’un an adore depuis ses 10 mois, et nous aussi. Des livres tout plein de tendresse pour les 1-3 ans et qui avec … Continue reading

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“Luxe Trotter”

Lorsque j’ai lu sur Internet qu’une étrangère (nous sommes liées par notre appartenance à un groupe d’intérêt commun) dévorait Luxe Trotter dans le train, ma curiosité a été immédiatement interpellée. Je ne sais pour quelle raison, et parfois nul besoin de chercher, … Continue reading

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Le Salon by Thé des Ecrivains, Paris III – France

Opened three months ago, Le Salon by Thé des Ecrivains, located steps from the romantic Place des Vosges, is a place one hesitates to write and talk about. Why? It should be kept a secret. This boudoir-style literary book shop whose … Continue reading

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Aix-en-Provence – Take three

Ah, the untiring charms of Provence – Côte d’Azur, home to lavender fields, sweet melons, plane trees, azure creeks, pétanque, deep blue skies, crickets and customary siestas… Ah la région PACA, ses odeurs, ses couleurs, ses saveurs, on ne s’en … Continue reading

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Museums to go

Over the years, I have realized that gifts that resonate most from my travels are often discovered or sought at museum stores. Art and design institutions old and new around the world are catching the bug and opening shops brimming … Continue reading

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Nostalgia rue du 29 juillet, Paris I – France

In the mid 90s, I lived 207, rue St Honoré, 75001 Paris in a sixth floor apartment (no elevator, wooden beams, low ceiling and a stone fireplace – quel charme) overlooking the Paris rooftops. At the time, this neighborhood was quiet … Continue reading

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Fishing for that perfect spice @ Epices Roellinger, Paris I – France

Last evening, I discovered the Paris location of Epices Roellinger (opened just over a year ago) nestled between the Palais Royal and Opéra Garnier. I had heard about it and included it to my “to do” list, since I have greatly enjoyed my … Continue reading

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