20 July 2024

Sit-down Saturday

 

Feet up, an iced coffee, a good book.

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At the fountain inside the gardens of the Palais-Royal


17 July 2024

Weepy Wednesday

 
 
In the small garden of Paris' oldest church rain streams down the face of a bust of Dora Maar by Pablo Picasso.
 
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"The New York Times called her 'a muse of Picasso' and the 'principal model for many of his so-called weeping women portraits in the late 30s and early 40s.'" - Dora Maar: how Picasso's weeping woman had the last laugh The Guardian 11/15/2019  
 
 
 
 

16 July 2024

Table Tuesday

Two tables invitingly set for lunch in the passageway behind historical Le Procope.

 

15 July 2024

Moules Monday

Monday's plat du jour:

Moules de Bouchot (mussels grown on wooden poles in the sea) fresh from Brittany in a creamy Sauce au Bleu with what else... frites.


12 July 2024

Fève Friday

 
It's fèves and petits-pois season til the end of July.
 
Above: market supplies dwindle by mid-morning 
 
Below: shelling peas for fresh pea soup