Tag Archives: Paris

Bastille Day

When I was thinking about what to post today, the date struck me. It is Bastille Day, a national holiday in France, commemorating the start of the French Revolution. Since you liked my Eiffel Tower pictures a few days ago, I thought we might as well celebrate the day with a few photos from my […]

Paris On My Mind

I was in Paris for lunch three years ago. I remember it was raining and we weren’t quite sure which was the best route to take from the Metro to our friend’s apartment. It was a whirlwind visit, a great meal and a chance to catch up with one of my wife’s classmates from university. […]

Up, Up and Away – I

I am noted for my frugality. I make no apologies, and for the most part have no regrets about pinching pennies. Mind you, my idea on what is worth spending money on has changed a little bit over the years. In 1986 I was in Paris for the first time, and like any good tourist […]