The Bold Soul™: A Writer's Life in Paris - 5 new articles
Ten years ago today, I did THIS for the very first time. I can't believe I still get to do this, a decade later. I am one lucky writer to have such an appreciative audience. Merci beaucoup!
I snapped this when I was on the 1st floor of the Eiffel Tower one day last week with out-of-town friends. I just read an article about the Tower having installed wind turbines up above the 2nd floor, which will now generate much of its own electricity - so the Tower has gone "green". All evidence in this photo to the contrary.
It's TEN YEARS since I decided to move to Paris, and started my blog to document my new life in France. These are my most memorable, favorite things about my new life.
I visited the Musée de Quai Branly this week with some visiting friends (FYI, the museum is doing a special exhibition about the global history of tattoos, if that's your thing), and they have an amazing garden around and even underneath the building, which is very modern and elevated as if on stilts. At dusk, just as we were leaving, all of these glass rods lit up and created a very pretty scene. The only way I could get the Tower into the frame from where I was standing was to do my famous "tilt" thing. Then yesterday, I was up ON the Tower with the same friends, and got a shot of the Quai Branly museum from up above - just not tilted. The museum is that green-red-purplish oddly shaped structure in foreground, lower left. Worth a visit even if you aren't so into indigenous art - the architecture...