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  When you visit the Mediterranean, it is not hard to be swept up by the conspicuous wealth.   Nothing stands out more in that regard than the turquoise-watered marinas berthing a plethora of luxury yachts.   After all, the Côte d’Azur is where the super-rich come to play and relax in style on their…

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  *I hope those of you who signed up for the interview on June 1st with Paris Property Management Adrian Leeds enjoyed it as much as I did. Wasn’t she wonderful? Thank you again for tuning in.          Now back to my adventures in France.   If this is your first time…

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  Hello to those of you who are new to my bi-monthly Blog!   And a BIG Welcome to my community of women around the world who love Paris and France!   *Note: if you have not signed up for Wednesday’s Woman of Global Interest Interview with Paris Real Estate Diva  Adrian Leeds– see below.…

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  It’s not a famous corner.  It is not even that pretty a corner.   But it is my favourite.   I first discovered it when renting an apartment around the corner from this corner in the Marais district of Paris.   The intersection of Rue Charlot and Rue de Bretagne.   There are no…

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  I was not sure if I would like Cannes…   My impression was that as a renowned playground for the rich and famous, I would find it pretentious, be offended by the outrageous luxury, and feel completely out of place.   Cannes indeed has all of that, BUT you don’t have to have buckets…

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  This is my first time in Paris in April — and the start of spring around which many songs have been composed.  Think Maurice Chevalier’s opening line from I love Paris, or Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong’s version of April in Paris.    Ok, it did snow my first day here, but it was short-lived. Still, the…

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  It was strange, to say the least when I found myself way down in the crypt.   Eerie too.   I was practically the only person in the vast subterranean chamber of the Panthéon in Paris that day for some reason.   All alone visiting the final resting place for many famous French poets,…

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  Despite the turmoil in and surrounding Ukraine, and with donations and loving support for the extensive victims of the conflict, hoping for the best, we go on living our lives…   In my case, I am heading back to France for a trip with my closest friend.   We were supposed to go in…

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    Meet two of my newest acquaintances in Paris, Dr. Monique Wells and her husband Tom Reeves.   I found this delightful couple when I was looking for a tour that would introduce me to Black Community History in Paris.   I got curious following the internment of American-born French entertainer Josephine Baker at…

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Missed Debbie Travis’s Interview Click on this LINK and scroll down the page!   Thierry Mugler (December 21, 1948, to January 23, 2022, Aged 73)       Notwithstanding that I know nothing about runway fashion, I think Thierry Mugler is one designer that really got it right.   Fashion on the catwalk is not…

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