On what was then the hottest day of the year, Easter Saturday, I was in Paris. And I was wondering why. There were travel advisories as a result of the heat generated by both the weather and a renewed vigour to the gilets jaunes protests. Their feelings of economic injustice had been fuelled by flash-funding … Continue reading Wall to Wall
On Easter Saturday, walking through Paris, I stopped for an iced drink at a cafe on Square Maurice Gardette. The idea had been to sit in the Square itself, but another day of civil unrest meant that it remained unopened. However, I was heartened to see young children squeeze through the railings and two amorous … Continue reading Desperately Seeking Lily
Leaving Paris Charles de Gaulle airport and arriving at London Gatwick airport early on Easter Sunday.
On Rue Sainte Marthe in Paris, #WRDSMTH marries the photograph, 'The Kiss' by Robert Doisneau, to the #WRD. #WRDSMTHinParis
I swap 27c for 8c in a single flight. Blue for grey. Sun for, well, grey. One long traffic jam en route to hotel from airport (Friday night and the start of a holiday). Stepping around junkies to get out of the car at the hotel. Hotel has double security doors (natch). It's also hosting … Continue reading A Paris Snapshot