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added on 01/02/2010 by: parisimperfect
Writer, dreamer, I moved to France on (no exaggerating) a romantic whim. As you can imagine, a lot can go wrong (and very right!) with such a (non)plan. Here are the (im)perfect stories that result.
 tags: literary, offbeat adventures, paris, quirky, travels
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Hot Diggity: Sun Therapy & L’atypique  Posted on 04/20/2015
A surreal Sunday scene: I’m walking down Rue Alexandre Dumas, my familiar street made new when it’s washed in spring’s bright light. I fall behind two young French girls – they couldn’t have been more than 9...
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The Geometry of Love (+ Giveaway!)  Posted on 03/26/2015
Last month the American Library of Paris hosted novelist Jessica Levine and her agent April Eberhardt. They had a spirited and honest discussion about the realities of today’s publishing climate and the relationship between writer...
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Keys to a Beautiful Heart  Posted on 03/20/2015
This week we’ve had sunny days, a spike in pollution (smog swallowed the Eiffel Tower), and today, an uneventful solar eclipse – from here it looked like any other gray Paris sky. It is also the first day of spring. Let us...
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Second Chances  Posted on 03/04/2015
Hello, friends. My, it’s been an interesting year so far and here we are in March. In like a lion! Out like a lamb, we hope. I’d been all prepared for an extra(ordinary) new year, emphasis on finding the joy in daily living,...
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A Week Later: Sorrow and Sparkle  Posted on 01/14/2015
It has been exactly one week since 12 journalists, cartoonists, and police were killed in an attack on satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. The 2 following days brought more violence, ending in a dramatic dual hostage situation and 5 more...
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(Extra)Ordinary New Year  Posted on 12/31/2014
After the warmest year on record in France, a cold front has moved in. My apartment relies on individual electric heat – piddly little units to warm each room. Penny pincher that I am, I rotate: turning the one on in the living room...
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(Extra)Ordinary New Year  Posted on 12/31/2014
After the warmest year on record in France, a cold front has moved in. My apartment relies on individual electric heat – piddly little units to warm each room. Penny pincher that I am, I rotate: turning the one on in the living room...
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Paris Street Art Tour + Happy Holidays  Posted on 12/22/2014
For the past six and a half years, I’ve lived on the border of the 11th and the 20th arrondissements. I’ve long known that these 2 districts have the highest concentration of street art in Paris. But my specific neighborhood...
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Paris Street Art Tour + Happy Holidays  Posted on 12/22/2014
For the past six and a half years, I’ve lived on the border of the 11th and the 20th arrondissements. I’ve long known that these 2 districts have the highest concentration of street art in Paris. But my specific neighborhood...
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Paris to Ferguson Protest at Trocadero  Posted on 12/09/2014
As photographers, tourists and anyone else wanting to see the Iron Lady in all her glory know, Trocadero offers Paris’ best viewing spot of the Eiffel Tower. Trocadero is also site of the Palais de Chaillot where in December 1948,...
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  • CD Rates
    CD Rates 06 February 2010 18:28:18

    Love your blog!

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