Back to Paris

… just for the weekend. This photo was taken on a trip which marked several firsts for me, including the first time I was in Paris, saw immaculate rows of trees trimmed like little box soldiers, drank picon beer, experienced a cold winter (no snow though), had Christmas lunch with complete strangers, was amazed to see the…

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Paris: Take a bow

One of the things I miss most about living in Paris is being a flâneur, strolling around the city, sometimes aimlessly, other times on the lookout for Space Invaders, and almost always with a camera in my bag. I took this photo while on vacation in Paris a few years ago. It was raining and we…

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Stop and Stare

Before I moved to Brussels, I spent a sabbatical year in Paris during which I learnt to cook and edit photos in Photoshop, went for French classes and diligently did my homework, as well as explored the city on foot almost every other day. Quel plaisir! Paris is a city that is made for walking…

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Le Galopin

I came across Le Galopin while researching for somewhere to bring my friends from Singapore who were in Paris at the same time when I was back in the city for a short holiday. That it is at Rue Ste. Marthe in the 10th arrondissement was a key deciding factor as the area isn’t overrun…

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