Monthly Archives: December 2015

I’m no Millions but here’s a YIR anyway.  I thought a year of emotional distress and living alone would bring me more time to read but I maxed out at 41 books this year. I don’t mind. They were what I needed at the time. And 40 was my goal anyway. Of the 41 that......
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This book shop has been on my list for ages. I think it is on every booklover’s list. A photo posted by Selena Hutchins (@themaybeescape) on Jun 30, 2015 at 8:21am PDT I know that the current location of Shakespeare and Co isn’t the original that Sylvia Beach opened up (that notable folks like Hemingway and......
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aka a non-Parisian girl’s guide to the best restaurant (she visited) in Paris I didn’t know if I’d fall in love with the food in Paris. I love macarons, but it isn’t quite the same as falling in love with the meals. I haven’t ever fallen in love with a Parisian-style restaurant in the states…......
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Sacré-Cœur has had my heart since before I saw it. I have a strange love of churches. I’m not a religious person and yet churches feel like a second home. They’re as easy to be in as a library or bookstore for me. I felt incredibly at peace within Sacré-Cœur. I wrote while I was within......
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I had every intention of renting a tiny studio in Paris. But when I mentioned the idea to my friend Yves, he offered to let me stay with him. I said yes. And thank you. I arrived in Paris on a Monday morning, itching to see everything despite the jetlag. Standing in line, waiting to get......
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I prefer to write about things in chronological order, so I haven’t been able to write about anything else until I could write this. Where do I start? I went to Paris in June. I know I’m not alone when I say that Paris was my ultimate destination – the place at the top of my travel......
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