We saw the following ad in Helsinki – we didn’t know our cat had been moonlighting! Read the rest of this entry »
I realised today that I had my days all skewiff when writing my last blog entry. I blame that damn virus!
Some fabulous things: the Christmas lights on the department stores on Oxford St, London, and the Grand Magasins, Paris. Some non-fabulous things: the crowds around the afore-mentioned department stores and on the Champs Elysee. They’re crazy!
Champagne for dinner. Yum.
It’s nearly new year’s eve here in Paris, and I’m finally start to feel better after a few days’ sickness. What a place to be sick, too! Love Paris on my fourth trip here – it feels so familiar and easy. This trip we’re not attempting to have every experience and see every sight – we are seeing a number of previously unseen sights including Fountainebleau (possibly tomorrow).
I havn’t written any blog entries during the holiday – havn’t had the time, and thousands of people are doing that anyway – what would another blog entry add? But I thought I’d post a few thoughts.
One of the best metro experiences was in Berlin when three people got on the car, one with guitar, and they soon performed a song and dance number for about 3 minutes – it was the best metro music do I’ve seen and they must have raked in donations. The guy with the guitar had a moose sewn onto his jacket. Maybe I can give up policy work, sew furry toys on my clothes and perform on trains/metros. Read the rest of this entry »