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Passionate About Paris: The Musée d’Orsay

Courtesy of The Musée d’Orsay

Pondering on Paris (as I so frequently do)  always leads to a yearning for a stroll through the hallowed halls of the Musée d’Orsay – one of my favourite art museums.  So why is it so special?

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Drawing, Painting? I’m a 404….

Courtesy of The Musee d'Orsay

Drawing? Painting? Nope, my brain’s default code on this one is 404. There’s a communication breakdown in my circuitry that renders two (usually) fairly capable hands quite useless when it comes to producing an image either from imagination, memory or even (horror) a copy.

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Passionate About Paris: February 8th 2012

Welcome to a new post in my weekly blog series, Passionate About Paris.

To visit Paris is to experience a city that will set every sense tingling. Its essence has been captured in paintings, music and writing and its distinctive artistic heritage, instantly-recognisable icons and impressive architecture means that it’s romantic, dramatic and stylish. From the sweeping majesty of Notre Dame Cathedral to the aromas of a bustling street market, a memorable trip is guaranteed.

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Passionate About Paris : November 30th 2011

Welcome to a new post in my series Passionate About Paris. Maybe you’re a first-time visitor, or like me a can’t-get-enough-of-Paris devotee. Perhaps you’re mildly curious about the City of Light. Whatever your feelings about Paris, I hope you’ll find in these posts some ideas to inspire, hints to help and a sense of sharing what’s great about this awesome city. Continue reading

Passionate About Paris: November 23rd 2011

Welcome to a new post in my weekly blog series, Passionate About Paris.  Maybe you’re a first-time visitor, or like me a can’t-get-enough-of-Paris devotee. Perhaps you’re mildly curious about the City of Light.   Whatever your feelings about Paris, I hope you’ll find in these posts some ideas to inspire, hints to help and a sense of sharing what’s great about this awesome city.

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Passionate About Paris: 16th November 2011

Welcome to another post in my new weekly blog series, Passionate About Paris. Maybe you’re a first-time visitor, or like me a can’t-get-enough-of-Paris devotee. Perhaps you’re mildly curious about the City of Light. Whatever your feelings about Paris, I hope you’ll find in these posts some ideas to inspire, hints to help and a sense of sharing what’s great about this awesome city.

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