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Paris: Picasso pleases but there were problems in paradise

Last September, Maggie and I made our fourth, and probably last, visit to Paris. We had booked to stay in our favourite hotel in Le Marais district for four nights, sandwiched between our river cruise and our visit to First World … Continue reading

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Planes, trains and automobiles … and a longship …

… will soon (10 sleeps!) be taking us to, and around, north-western parts of Europe. The first plane will take us from Melbourne to Dubai, where we will spend 48 hours. We have a short list of, mostly, inexpensive sight-seeing, … Continue reading

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Into the closet: folio 1

I was going to say No. 1 but, as you will soon discover, that would have been an unfortunate pun; ditto for No. 2. We recently renovated one of the rooms in our home. It is the smallest room, known … Continue reading

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Not dreaming of a white Christmas …

… but we are remembering one Our first visit to France was in 2009 and we arrived in Paris in the second week of December. The first three days were sunny but more and more chilly. Then, on our fourth … Continue reading

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I’m done with all that doing!

This will be a bit of a rant but I will try not to be shrill. I don’t know about other countries but, here in Australia, we have an irritating habit of using dumbed-down versions of names of individuals and … Continue reading

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Dinner chez Pramil

We first dined at Pramil restaurant in December 2009. The meal was excellent but the experience was muted by the fact that none of the staff spoke English and I was only half a day into refreshing my schoolboy French. Last year, … Continue reading

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Our weekend in Paris

As I begin this post, it is late afternoon on Sunday. This evening we will conclude our visit with dinner at Pramil, a fine restaurant close to our hotel. The menu looks very interesting! The weekend got off to a … Continue reading

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