French Reflections – #2 Monet’s Garden at Giverny …

I had heard it said prior to seeing Monet’s Garden for myself, that some have found it a disappointment – that it looked uncared for and unloved. Well, I am not one of those who found it so. I loved it! In fact for all four of us, it was an absolute highlight. We left our Paris hotel early to avoid traffic, and within half … Continue reading French Reflections – #2 Monet’s Garden at Giverny …

French reflections – #1 Paris

As I write this, one of my close friends will be leaving Paris after her first ever visit. As a vicarious Parisienne, I think I probably banged on to her about it rather a lot, and I was desperately hoping she wouldn’t be disappointed – thankfully, yesterday I discovered she is not – a “Paris convert” is how she described herself, with her and her … Continue reading French reflections – #1 Paris