Tag Archives: PARIS

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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gold dust

they say that all that shines is not gold.  with a bit of fantasy, perhaps it could be.  the eiffel tower would be a magic wand and the light it emanates would be gold dust.  a fantasy.  would be the … Continue reading

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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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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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a few weeks ago, on a chilly evening in new york city, i stood still in front of Barneys New York, on madison avenue, and was completely absorbed and delighted watching the holiday windows of the retailer.  on november, Barneys New … 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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O fée

O fée was created in france, in 2006, with a collection of accessible fine crafted modern jewelry pieces.  they distinguished themselves by offering wearable pieces with a message, in gold and sterling silver.  O fée commissions talented jewelers to create four collections per … Continue reading

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my curiosity was aroused when my dear friend, marc olivier, took out his cell and reserved a table, assuring us we would be pleased with the restaurant.  i could not have ever anticipated the splendid choice he made for us. … Continue reading

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fondation cartier pour l’art contemporain

CARTIER jewels are works of art, so it is no surprise that the structure that houses their art foundation would be anything less than a gem.  the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain was initiated in 1984 and moved to paris, france, in 1994, … Continue reading

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