Paris then and now. . .a gift

This delightful book was given to me by my husband. I think he knows how much I want to spend a week in Paris. 🙂 Each double page spread gives two images of the same scene in Paris, one from the past and one from the present. Some of the places have changed very little…

Paris, I do so want to spend some time there.

This beautiful little book is another from the library and one that I am so glad I found. One of the comments on the book jacket was that this is a book you should read before going to Paris rather than after you have been. Well now I have read the book the next logical…

The Paris Wife for Paris in July

Before I decided to participate in Paris in July I happened to be reading The Paris Wife, how opportune was that! This was another book that I bought at the Metung Book Fair for fifty cents. From the blurb: Chicago, 1920: Hadley Richardson is a shy twenty-eight-year-old who has all but given up on love…

The French Promise. . . oh to be in Paris!

This book was given to me by my husband on Mothers’ Day. It is often difficult to chose an appropriate book for someone other than yourself but this time my husband was bang on the money!  It was a great read.  Again I have come to a book which is not the first but the…