Monthly Archives: May 2015

Paris time… chasing the light


My days have been filled lately with chasing the light. People always ask me what my favorite thing to do in Paris and I usually say walking. I walk for hours and hours discovering new parts of the city. But lately with this morning and evening light I have picked up a new activity… simply chasing the light. If you are wondering what exactly that is. I simply follow where the light is hitting the streets and buildings. It sounds easy but its all about timing.

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You see this light isn’t so easy. Paris likes to play hiding games with the sun and can be moody at times. The sun rises around 6:15 these days so that means very early morning strolls. But they are worth it!


Then you also have the afternoon light which is so lovely when you find a hidden courtyard in St Germain de pres.


Just as the sun begins to set you can find the light hitting the buildings just right. Last night I found myself chasing the light which sun sets around 9:15. It makes for very long days but when the right is just right you can’t go wrong in Paris.



New Blog look!


I have been working on a new blog design look for a while now and finally completed it right before I left for Paris. Although the blog look is up and completed. It doesn’t seem to have transferred back to my old blog. So I am afraid I have left you all in the dark. I have been in Paris for two lovely rainy days and I hope you will all join me on the new and improved site. You can shop directly from the site read about me and my life in Paris. Thank you all for following along! Click on the photo below or click here for the direct link to see the new blog look

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