Tag Archives: FRANCE

unto the next best journey

on a crisp and cloudy spring morning, as i was leaving paris on my way to zurich, the next journey came to mind.  spring was struggling to move in, and some days were radiant and blossoming with nature’s bounty, and … Continue reading

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a vintage degustation

six generations later, with jean-marc lallier-deutz.  a luvFAB vintage degustation at deutz champagne in ay, france.  this is a degustation for thebedressup now!

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a horizon in sight

The health of the eye seems to demand a horizon.  We are never tired, so long as we can see far enough. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson walking on faubourg saint honore, i caught a glimpse of a man on horse.  he … Continue reading

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last week, arriving in the late afternoon at domaine jacques selosse, in avize, france, i was besides myself.  i was so looking forward to meeting anselme selosse.  his champagne is a luvFIND (my dear friend, aldo, introduced me) and a … Continue reading

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after midnight

Whoever thinks of going to bed before twelve o’clock is a scoundrel. ~ Samuel Johnson strolling on the ile saint louis, after midnight, enjoying a luvMUST ice cream from my favourite ice cream shop in paris, Berthillon, was just enchanting.  a magical moment in paris, in … Continue reading

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the streets had been redirected, and going in circles looking for our destination, under time constraints, turned out to be a revelation.  we probably would have missed the experience, but it was my luck to find the most kind ‘fed ex’ … Continue reading

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a breathtaking birthday

i love birthdays.  recently, my dear friend, daniel, had a birthday celebration, which brought to mind that on that first day is when we take our first breath, and that celebrating for as long as we take a breath is … Continue reading

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it’s a hot, hot summer.  in europe, there was no ‘real’ spring this year.  winter just seemed to have melted into summer.  landing in nice, france, the heat was felt instantly.  to calm the ‘chaleur’, brignoles, in  provence-alpes-cote d’azur, a region in … Continue reading

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3 luvSTUFF = 3 luvMUST

1) candle– Diptyque candles were first made nearly 50 years ago, in paris, france.  over 50 scents have been meticulously created in a wide range of fragrances, including the 34 boulevard saint germain fragrance, that encapsulates the soul and address of the … Continue reading

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Gérard Depardieu has a huge appetite.  most actors that i have met, demonstrate a sort of hunger.  possibly a hunger is necessary for their craft.  in his case, i understood, that it was clearly, not only a hunger for his craft, … Continue reading

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