Organising an arts tour to England with PLU

9 writers perform at 9 events over 9 days. Organised by myself on behalf of the grassroots literary association Paris Lit Up (aka PLU). This is my write-up, previously published on the Paris Lit Up website, with a bonus poem at the end.

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Swimming under a Moon

…in an indoor pool in Paris on a Friday night.

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Alphabet challenge: HIJKLM

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My challenge to follow the alphabet (according to country) when eating out in Paris continues with a flurry of recent restaurants…

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PLU n.6 Submissions open

Do you write poetry, prose, articles, interviews? Are you into creating works of art, taking interesting photographs, drawing cartoons? Paris Lit Up is looking for excellent, exciting work to put into the sixth edition of its art & literature magazine. Submission is free and you will receive a free copy of the magazine if selected.

Work does not have to be Paris-related. Please no Eiffel Towers.

www.submissions.parislitup.com

See previous editions here: www.press.parislitup.com

Or visit our website at: www.parislitup.com

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Vegan cooking class in Paris: Pastry (yes!)

Disclaimer: I am not vegan and not even 100% vegetarian. But I do like learning new things, and dairy-less pastry class was fun. (read on)

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Origami workshops in Paris!

This blog is about discovering some of Paris’ hidden gems. Today, I’m sharing a recent discovery – a shop and atelier entirely devoted to beautiful hand-made paper creations. I took part in one of their workshops, and here’s what I created…

 

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Alphabet challenge: F & G !

(Welcome back to my short series on following the alphabet every time I & partner eat out in Paris. Today: F and G.)

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