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Paris’s Covered Passages

January 16, 2022

  Paris’s Covered Passages go back to the 1800s before paved streets and sewers.   Where did people, especially the wealthy, go to do their shopping and dine?   To…

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Women You Need To Know!

January 2, 2022

  I am thrilled to launch my 2022 Women of Global Interest Series, personal interviews with 7  of the interesting and accomplished women around the world that you need to…

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Un joyeux Noël a tous!

December 12, 2021

  Well, I have been all over Paris this week. It has been a bit rainy here and there but mild by my Canadian standards so it has not stopped…

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Christmas in Paris!

December 5, 2021

  I am someone who believes that the Christmas spirit should start just a few weeks before the 25th.   I cannot stand those TV networks and radio stations that…

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Paris! Arrived!

November 28, 2021

  It’s been two long years but I am finally back in Paris!   Am I so stimuli deprived that the city seems even more beautiful than before?   I…

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Paris Packing List!

November 21, 2021

  I admit when I am in Paris, I pay more attention to my overall attire.   More than I would on any other vacation that’s for sure, carefully coordinating…

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Diana’s French Test Kitchen — French Onion Soup

November 14, 2021

  When was the last time you had French Onion Soup…although in France, I guess they just call it onion soup?   In my case, it was ages ago, not…

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First Love In Paris!

November 7, 2021

  “Not every true story is like a good novel, but this one is. Not every memoir of first love has a satisfying ending, but this one does.” John Irving…

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Josephine Baker in Paris

October 31, 2021

  After the interview I did with Lindsey Tramuta and her book, The New Parisienne, The Women and Ideas Shaping Paris,  I started thinking of Parisian-based women who had inspired…

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What’s French on Netflix?

October 24, 2021

  Here’s what I have been watching on Netflix that is in French (with English subtitles!)   The Chef’s Table France   The Chef’s Table is a well-known documentary series,…

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