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Tag Archives: Haussmann

Springtime parks in Paris

Here’s a couple of slightly off-the-beaten-track places to enjoy Paris in the springtime. First, the Square des Batignolles, which was one of twenty-four gardens created in the mid-1800s as part … Continue reading

March 27, 2011 · 10 Comments

Paris – then and now

A friend who sells vintage accessories has just sent me an old postcard of parc Monceau that she bought in the northeast of England. Postmarked 1905, it shows the rotunda … Continue reading

January 10, 2011 · 4 Comments

Parc Monceau

Parc Monceau in the 8th arrondissement of Paris is our local park, a five minute walk from our apartment. Our daughter’s school is based in one of the access roads, … Continue reading

June 6, 2010 · 8 Comments

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