Since opening my Paris Letters shop on Etsy in January, I’ve sent over 500 letters all over the world. Whoot! Apparently people like getting fun letters in the mail, especially people in Canada, the USA and Australia. The letters also found their way into Canadian Living. I̵
London is sooo into me. Every time I visit, Londoners unravel their strings of flags and roll out red carpets. Last year, they had a big wedding while I was there, and this year, they gave a 21-gun salute and went all out with a boat parade. Oh, and the queen had her Diamond Jubilee.
Upping my photo montage game. Three days after returning to Paris, I received a call from my local bookstore. My new book was in. I was breathless. “Yes, yes. I’m coming right now. Hold on!” I nearly ran, I was so flippin’ excited. I ran into the bookstore Kram
“I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don’t notice it.” — Alice Walker, The Color Purple I suspect God feels the same about pink. How nice of the tree outside to bloom at window-level. In Paris, even the flowers w
I’m off to the visa office today. Again. I thought having an actual valid travel visa placed inside my passport by the French authorities was enough. Apparently, no. There is to be an appointment, an x-ray, a wad of cash and a pile of paperwork. And an interview IN FRENCH. Mon D
Street artist ANO. Zipping through Jardin du Luxembourg. Sensible warning outside an exhibit at Centre Pompidou. Interesting choice for sleeping quarters. Dare devils at sunset. Bee cloud! There are no words. Nice view. When I grow up… The location of the stairs in Midnight in P
I kept asking my friends to go with me to the Paris flea markets. It was a unanimous and very clear “Non.” There were even a few “I hate flea markets,” said in English so I’d understand. Fine. I consulted my Frommer’s Paris 2010 guidebook that I bou
Did you know that the biggest Halloween parade in the world is in West Hollywood? It is and it’s awesome. Top 10 ways to survive and thrive at the Halloween Parade in West Hollywood 1. Honor the gays. This is West Hollywood so it’s imperative to honor the beautiful gay men