Oodles has been written about French women–their philosophy on life, how they achieve that “I just got out of bed, forgot to run a comb through my hair, found a top that just happens to fall off my shoulders in just the right way and I may or may not have makeup on but no one will ever know” look that is pretty hard for many of us to accurately copy. But they do it so well and up until a few years ago, how it was done was a tightly guarded secret. That is until one of “them” decided …read more
Should you be lucky enough to be in Paris from the 14th to 19th of March you have to promise that you will, for me, since I won’t be there, go to the Salon du Livres. This is a book lover’s paradise. It is a French trade show for publishers of all sorts of books: fiction, non-fiction, children’s literature, books that make great gifts, bookplates, stamps…..you name it. If it has something to to with books, you will find it here. One teensy problem–it is all in French.
But it doesn’t matter. (I am pursing my lips and shrugging my shoulders …read more