25.8.08

distractions

musée d'orsay (inside)--photo by me


recently distracted by:

asparagus and pea risotto {courtesy of the eurostar}
the métro on a friday night

antique dolls at musée de la poupée
booksellers along the seine
beautiful painted women at
le musée
looking out over the city on top
little books at the gift shop
jardin des tuileries
sephora on the champs-
élysées
shopping at comptoir de famille
catching up on sleep in a big bed w/fluffy pillows
grilled salmon & chocolate cake at aubergine
'i love paris' & jazz playing in the background

french breakfasts {all you can eat}
a 3 mile run w/the locals through jardin des luxemburg
seeing tai chi in the gardens
exploring the antique market
the accordian player on the métro playing 'la vie en rose'
adorable hand painted antique postcards
walking through the park in the rain
the smell of crêpes
warm quiche & frites at 'pauls'
wandering around st. germain des pres
side streets

windows with closeable shutters
fresh 'non london' air
cafés
catching up on my day dreaming
the best hamburger & chips in the world

mini pain au chocolat & croissants
champagne
vegetarian quiche & lemon tarts
comfy seats and nice french hostesses on the Eurostar
the french countryside
a glorious long weekend

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