Paris is on sale!

By Katherine / June 23, 2011 /

The headline is a bit misleading.  What I mean is that the soldes season has arrived in France, the twice-yearly period during which retailers are permitted by law to reduce prices.  Although yesterday was the official (legal) kick-off of the sales, signs started going up last week around the city to announce their arrival.  I love…

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Fête de la Musique

By Katherine / June 22, 2011 /

Last night was Fête de la Musique, a night of music in the streets, on the eve of the summer solstice.  Although other cities celebrate it, it was born in Paris, and I think there’s something extra-special about witnessing it here.  For one thing, it’s a BIG DEAL: the public transport authorities alter the transportation…

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blurred vision

By Katherine / June 20, 2011 /

It has been a looonnnnng 10 days….family and friends in town for business school graduation, and while it was AMAZING FUN, I am completely exhausted.  So I thought it was perfect that when I tried to take photos this morning, they all came out hazy.  That’s how I’m feeling right now, HAZY.   So I…

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