Hidden in plain sight is this old doorway. I spoke to folks in the Quartier who say it once served as an entrance for the yard’s owners. But they say t’was “a cette epoche, la” (back in the day). Don’t you want to peek over the top? See what the rest of that tree looks […]

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Read At 50 Kilometers an hour…Don’t let the signs fool you. Driving is Paris is a snap. And a crackle and a pop. Moto (Motorbike) drivers regularly resort to sidewalks to avoid red lights, traffic jams or simply to scare the bejejus out of people. Be careful. I have seen countless Paris cars (what are […]

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Somewhere int he 6th…..Hidden behind those tall and often imposing typical Parisian wooden doors is a hidden court yard that used to have a street running through it. It is a private time capsule. Long since sealed off, it is now court yard cum Petri dish, a frozen moment of Paris from a century or […]

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